The Legend Of Fat Mama (23 min)
West Bengal/India, 2005, Directed by Rafeeq Ellias.
Chinese New Year 2009 is around the corner and now the Chinese Consul in kolkata is planning to organise Chinese Food Festival in collabration with some of the Best Chinese Restuarant in Tangra like Big Boss, Beijing and many others at Swabhumi somewhere around mid January.
Had breakfast comprising of toast, vegemite and masala chai in our hotel room again today. Our hotel supplies us with a newspaper which offers an interesting read each morning. It is somewhat of an eyeopener offering one a slight clue as to how the Belgani middle class ignores the pressing poverty issues for example when one reads headliners such as: ‘During my childhood, we ate a lot of roadside lozenges which came in colourful glass bottles, without paying much attention to hygiene. Now I am careful even when buying Swiss chocolates for my daughter’ says Deepa Roy, mother of three-year-old Meghna (The Telegraph, Calcutta, India, 4.11.2007, p. 8 ) .
Awesome novel by Kwai-Yunli about Chinatown’s people in Kolkata(India), their little secrets and simple lives. Read more…
Here is a news video i found in YouTube showing Tangra, ChinaTown in India