Announcement of Children’s Literary Meet
Announcement of the Children’s Literary Meet (CLM), curated by the Kolkata Literary Meet and Think Arts at STORY, the bookstore partner for the event. CLM was steered by a passionate Advisory Board comprising avid readers and writers from the age of twelve to eighteen.
An interactive book signing session with Ruskin Bond at STORY
Ruskin Bond, the renowned author was at STORY for an interactive book signing session.He met with his ever inquisitive young and adult readers, shared his writing journey and candidly posed for selfies. The pulsating crowd proved themselves to be huge fan as Bond’s popular books gradually dwindled off the shelves.
A Jam-Packed Christmas Celebration with NGO kids at Story
Chill fest, Christmas Special hosted by Story brought joy and light of Christmas into the lives of around 100 underprivileged kids from Future Hope Foundation, CRY and CINI Asha along with city kids.
Primarc Projects launched Kolkata’s first Micro Township Southwinds Phase II on 13th November
Primarc Projects recently launched Kolkata’s first Micro Township Southwinds Phase II on Sunday, 13th November in association with Srijan and Riya Group.
This Love That Feels Right Book Signing and Interactive Session on 18th September
Author of Bestseller I Too Had a Love Story, Ravinder Singh visited STORY on 18th September for a book signing and interactive session for his recently release book This Love That Feels Right.
Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday Party on 13th September
Organised by Think Arts and Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, the programme titled Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday Party, drew children from across the city to the Elgin Road outlet of STORY. There were games, storytelling, drawing activities and cake cutting at the event.
Cabinet Minister Jairam Ramesh launches ‘Old History, New Geography’ at STORY
Kolkata Literary Meet and Rupa Publishers organized the launch of Old History, New Geography. Bifurcating Andhra Pradesh a book by former Cabinet Minister Jairam Ramesh, at Story on 19th August. The author was in conversation with eminent historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee. The book narrates the history of Andhra Pradesh as a linguistic unit that brought together the Nizam’s territory, Rayalseema and Telengana and how modern politics redrew India’s map
Mother-Daughter Duo launches ‘Make Up Your Mind’ at STORY
On 21st August, Mother-Daughter duo Nabaneeta Dev Sen and Nandana Sen were at STORY to discuss about the book ‘Make up your mind’. A collection of ‘25 poems about choice’, it is a compilation of Nabaneeta Dev Sen’s select Bengali poems translated into English by actor and writer Nandana Sen. A session of simultaneous reading of poems in Bengali and English was followed by a discussion about poetry, what inspires a poet, what to do when one suffers from a writer’s block.
Author Sanjeev Sanyal launches ‘Ocean of Churn’ at STORY
Economist and author Sanjeev Sanyal launched his book ‘Ocean of Churn’ on 20th August at STORY. The author was in conversation with Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet Director Malvika Banerjee. The book talks about how the Indian Ocean shaped Human History.
Author Satarupa Bose Roy launches ‘Mir Ei Porjonto’ at STORY
A book on Mir ‘Mir Ei Porjonto’ authored by Satarupa Bose Roy had its launch at Story on 13th August. Present for the occasion were Mir, Actors Sudipta Chakroborty and Saswata Chatterjee, Anindya Chatterjee and he author herself.
West Bengal Governor visits STORY for Share a STORY book distribution ceremony on 18th March
His Excellency the West Bengal Governor Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi graced us with his presence for the occasion of Share a STORY book distribution to NGOs of CRY, Loreto House, Jewish Girls and Future Hope Foundation. The Governor gave away books to the students of these NGOs. Tim Grandage, Founder of Future Hope and June Maliah were also present for the occasion.
Rajkahini DVD launch at STORY, Elgin on 12th February
Srijit Mukherji directed Bengali film Rajkahini launched their movie DVD at STORY. Present for the launch were the cast members of the film – Kashik Sen, Parno Mitra, Ridhima Ghosh along with music director Indradeep Dasgupta and Srijit Mukherji himself.
Celebration of Boria Majumdar’s Feluda @ 50 success on 11th February
Harper Collins and STORY jointly celebrated the success of Boria Majumdar’s book Feluda @ 50. Present for the occasion were Actors Abir Chatterjee and Arindam Sil, Director Srijit Mukherji, RJ Mir and Radio Mirchi Programming head – Indrani Chakroborty.
STORY’s participation at the Kolkata Book Fair 2016
Second year in a row, STORY participated at the Kolkata Book Fair between 25th Jan – 7th Feb 2016.
Ruskin Bond’s visit at STORY – 24th Jan 2016
Veteran Children’s author Ruskin Bond visited STORY on 24th Jan, Sunday for a one hour book signing and interactive session. The authored signed his bestselling books which were bought by children from our store – The Blue Umbrella, The Room on the Roof, Ghost Stories from the Raj, Cherry Tree…etc.
Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet – 21st Jan – 26th Jan 2016
STORY was the official bookstore partner at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2016. Renowned Authors like Avirook Sen, Nayantara Sehgal, Author and Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai and Barkha Dutt, Javed Akhtar, Kunal Basu, Amish tripathi, Boria Majumdar, Saikat Majumdar, Jai Arjun Singh, Nandana Dev Sen and may others visited our stall for book signing and interaction with readers. We also had Imtiaz Ali, Jayant Kripalani and Abir Chatterjee visiting the stall.
Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet Curtain Raiser and Book Launch ‘Six lenses’ by R. Gopalakrishnan 8th January 2016
Being the official bookstore partner at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, STORY hosted the curtain raiser and opening of the seven day event starting 21st January 2016. On the same evening Tata Group Director Shree R. Gopalakrishnan launched his book ‘Six Lenses’ at the store.
SHER Calendar Release 2nd January 2016
On January 2nd SHER (Society for heritage and Eccological Serarches) officialy launched its calendar. The calendar was jointly created by the students of Kolkata schools and students from the conflict zones of Sundarbans. To encourage the initiative, present for the occasion was the cast of Har Har Byomkesh including Abir Chatterjee, Arindam Sil, Nusrat Jahan and Konineeca Banerjee.
Winter Carnival 15th December – 15 January 2015
All STORY outlets hosted the Winter Carnival 2015 – Ice Age is back, which included variety of workshops and activities for kids to enjoy their winter break and also be involved into something constructive. The activities included Christmas craft, drawing competitions, pottery, origami, coaster making, puppet and magic shows, Rummikub competition, Christmas carols and much more.
Actor Barun Chanda’s debut book launch COKE 12th December 2015
Actor Barun Chanda launched his debut book – a thriller ‘COKE’ at STORY. What followed was a very interesting conversation on his new book with actor Churni Ganguli.
Share a STORY November 14th – 29th November 2015
Primarc’s very own CSR initiative Share a STORY was a two weeks drive which encouraged customers and their children to donate books and toys to the underprivileged children of the society. STORY tied up with Future Hope, CINI, Loreto Girls and Jewish Girls NGOs through which the books and toys were given away.
Child’s Play workshop for kids October 23rd 2015 – November 15th 2015
STORY hosted a series of exciting workshops and fun activities for kids at all its outlets for the festive season. The workshops and activities included origami, Phonics & Blends, team building, creative writing, book reading and recitation and Puja crafting.
Har Har Byomkesh Movie poster Release 11th October 2015
STORY had the entire team of Arindam Sil directed Bengali film Har Har Byomkesh present at STORY Elgin for its poster release and promotion of the film. As part of the star cast and crew, the store had Abir Chatterjee, Nusrat Jahan and Ritwik Chakroborty and Arindam Sil at the event.
Soumitra Chatterjee Book Launch Golpogucchey Nattyorupey and Pujo Boley Kotha October 10th 2015
Vetaran actor Soumitra Chatterjee launched his debut book Golpogucchey Nattyorupey at STORY which was followed by an interesting conversational session on Pujo Boley Kotha by Director Srijit Mukherjee, Boria Majumdar and Srijato.
Amish Tripathi Book signing session – August 1st
Author of the Shiva Trilogy and ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ visited STORY Elgin, on August 1st 2015 for a book signing session and conversation with his readers and fans.
STORY celebrates its 1st Anniversary
On April 15, 2015, STORY celebrated its First Anniversary at the Elgin Road Store with Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee as Chief Guest. Eminent guests included Alokananda Roy, Sharbari Dutta, Rita Bhimani and Rupam Islam.
Share A Story
On the occasion of children’s day, STORY organised a CSR activity. It was a book donation drive, where students from almost every school participated and donated their books for the less priviledged children.
The event was graced by Chief Guests Mr. Prosenjit Chatterjee and Mr. Jayant Kriplani on 8th November, 2014.
A day with Chota Bheem
The famous cartoon hero of Dholakpur was at STORY, Elgin Road on 17th January, 2015 to meet his little friends in Kolkata. Children had an amazing time with Chota Bheem in STORY store.
STORY at Kolkata International Book Fair, 2015
For the first time, STORY was unfolded at Kolkata International book fair, 2015, at Milan Mela ground. Around 20,000 people from all corners of the city visited the new stall.
STORY organised a ‘LEGO City Workshop’ at Elgin road store on 10th January, 2015.
Kids of various ages participated for the whole day event.
Feast meets Festivity at Ice Age Story
STORY organized its first ever Winter Carnival for children from 19th December, 2014 to 4th January, 2015.
Ravinder Singh – The King of Romance
Ravinder Singh at STORY for a Book reading Session on 20th December, 2014.
150 youngsters gathered to interact with the author and got opportunities to click pictures.
Imtiaz Ali to launch Kala Devi’s – ‘Living Loving & Longing’
Celebrated filmmaker Imtiaz Ali unveiled Kala Devi’s debut novel – ‘Living Loving & Longing’ at STORY on 14th January, 2015.
Avik Chanda launches his debut novel – ‘Anchor’
Launch of Avik Chanda’s explosive debut novel, ‘ANCHOR’ by author Kunal Basu, at STORY on 13th January, 2015.
STORY, Official Book Partner for Kolkata Literary Meet, 2015
Stars shine down at Kolkata Literary Meet, STORY Stall, 2015.
Right Touch and Wrong Touch for school kids
Child Abuse Workshop by STORY to teach Kids and Parents about good and bad touch.
Teachers, Parents and Kids from almost all top city schools participated in the event and shared their experiences.
‘Highway’ – Music Album Launch
The team ‘Highway’ had gathered to celebrate their Music Album launch.
Music Album Launch of ‘Ghumiyechhe Shohor’
This beautiful evening saw the mirage of melodious voices of Shri Harishankar, Smt. Girija Devi, Smt. Usha Uthup and Prashant.
Café Story Launch
STORY, a Primarc initiative, added another feather to its cap on 26 Sep, 2014, with the launch of Café STORY, an initiative in collaboration with Penguin India and managed by the popular, Chai Break chain. The Café STORY ambience is lively and contemporary, where the shoppers can enjoy with friends and family while sampling the appetizers & drinks.
The Amar Ami Music Album Launch – A journey of exploring desires.
Book Launch – ‘The Dead Don’t Confess’ by Monabi Mitra
Mr. Dibakar Banerjee officially launched the book ‘The Dead Don’t Confess’ by Monabi Mitra.
Ankit Fadia’s New Book Launch
Book Launch of ‘Big Fix’ By Vikas Singh
Book Launch of ‘Big Fix’ by Vikas Singh. Our esteemed panelists Manoj Tiwari, Kishor Bhimani, Boria Majumdar and Mir Afsar Ali at Crossword Elgin Store.
An afternoon with Alfred Hitchcock, an elastic affair
Barun Chanda, Riingo, Sayani Datta and Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee talk about ‘Shaada Kaalo Aabcha’.
Book Launch Of ‘Sporting Times’
Boria Majumdar in conversation with Sourav Ganguly and Mir Afsar Ali at Crossword Elgin Store.