Protagonists in iconic Bengali song 'Coffee House' are all fictional, says composer Ghosh
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Dhaka, Aug. 2 -- The protagonists in the legendary Bengali song who have ruled the hearts of Bengali listeners for generations can never be found in reality, says Suparnakanti Ghosh, a musician.
In 1983, singer Manna Dey immortalised the nostalgic song 'Coffee Houser Shei Addata Aaj Aar Nei', roughly translated to 'That hangout in the coffee house is no more', which was written by lyricist Gouri Prasanna Majumder. The melancholic song has the same appeal even today, after about four decades.
Listeners in West Bengal and Bangladesh humming the song forever have searched the characters - Nikhilesh, Moidul, Sujata, D'Souza, Roma Roy and Amol in reality.
Some media outlets presented to the Bangladeshi listeners that the late journalist and...
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