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How the Bangla rock movement evolved to become a self sustaining industry, thriving on talent, experimentation
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How the Bangla rock movement evolved to become a self sustaining industry, thriving on talent, experimentation

In the early 2000s, Bangla band music grew and spread at an extraordinary pace and replaced film music as the most popular form of musical entertainment. The youth, especially, were totally captivated by it.

Remembering Moheener Ghoraguli, India's first rock band from Kolkata whose legacy thrives in resistance
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Remembering Moheener Ghoraguli, India's first rock band from Kolkata whose legacy thrives in resistance

Forty-five years since their formation, Moheener Ghoraguli — who likened themselves to a "movement" — continue to find resonance in the sound and art of budding artists not just in Bengal, but across India, with their songs being widely reprised and recreated.