Aamar ek bondhu aachhe. Aasol nam bolchhi naa, dhora jaak- Chiradeep. Salt Lake er baasinda. Besh poysawola ghorer chhele. emnite chhele bhaaloi, khaway-taway; eksange berole buser tikit kaate. Kintu ekta mosto samasya aachhe. chheletar sange ami ekaa thaakle 5 minit er beshi katha bolte paari naa. Katha furiye jaay.

Chiradeep boi poRe naa. Chiradeep khoborer kaagoj poRe naa (Page3 ta chhaaRa). Chiradeep naatok dekhe naa. aar sabcheye aashchojyer bishoy Chiradeep Amalkanti ke chene naa. aar Amalkantir katha ki bolchhi? Chiradeep tNyashgoru ki jinis jaane naa!! eteo jodi paathok gon abaak naa how taahole jaaniye raakhi ekdin aami aar Chiradeep ekbaar South City Mall e giyechhilum (South City Mall dekhaar por Chiradeep sweekar korechhe Kolkata taao ekta bhodro-sabhya shohor. etodin City Centre thaakar jonye shudhu maatro Salt Lake-i shohor bole gonyo hoto), sekhaane CCD te Joy Goswami ke dekhe aami bollum, “Are! Joy Goswami, oi dyakh!” Chiradeep ekta blank look dilo, “ke? kothaay?” aami to hNaa, “tui sala Joy Goswami ke chinis naa?” “naa, ke tini?” aamar paa theke matha obdhi jwole gelo, mone holo joRaa paaye kNyat kore jheRe di-i! rege-mege bollum, “underworld don.” eibaar se uttejito holo, “koi? koi??” bollum, “oi je, coffee khachchhe.” “Jyah!” Abishwas korlo Chiradeep, “se ero’m open e bose coffee khaabe?” tomraa bhaabchho se aamar thatta korchhe? anya keu hole aamio taai bhaabtum. kintu Chiradeeper agyotaa eiro’m-i gogonchumbi!

aajob tNyash! telebhaaja khaayna- ‘boddo calorie’, edike pizza khaabe gopgop kore, dhaalao cream dewaa pastry khaabe! gorom eggroll khaabe naa fast food stall theke, edike baasi thanda kochuri khaabe sajano dokaan theke! paarotpokkhe Bharatborsho ke bhaalo bolbe naa, jodio desher baaire paa raakheni kokhono. kathay kathay YO! bolte chaaRbe naa, keno bole nijeo jaane naa. cappuccino ke Kaapuchino naa bole bolbe kyapasino. Raastay berole kaane ipod gNuje bNuud hoy thaakbe, nijeke baairer duniye theke shaamuker moton gutiye rekhe. Rabindrasangeet shunle hya hya kore haase, gaan gaay Ricky Martin er- Un, dos, tres un pasito pa’lante, Maria edike uchcharon kore Un, dos, tres, hNu hNu hNu, Maria….. arthaat ki bole bujhi naa, kintu Ricky Martin geye Hepp hote hobe.

Ei hepp kathataar maane ki, aamake jigyes koro naa bondhugon. aamar jaana etogulo bhaahar modhye aami hepp katha taa khNuje paaini. katha taa aami jaar kaachhe shunechhi, aamar model-bondhu Manisha’r (naam poribortito) kaachhe, se nijeo jaane naa. ami jigyes korechhilum maane ta ki? Manisha bolechhe, “Hepp? hepp maane Yo!” aamar porer proshno, “Yo maane?” “aare Yo mane jaano naa? Yo maane Yaa! maane hepp! maane hip! bujhle?” kichhui bujhlum naa. tobe eituku bujhlum je aami kichhu bujhinaa. aamar bojhbujhir baaireo ekta bishaal jogot aachhe. jekhaane notun Bangali ra baa Bong ra thaake.

Emon ekta jagat, jekhaane Jeebananda nei, Coffe House nei, Neellohit nei, Humayun Ahmed nei, contemporary kono samasya nei. Rabindranath aachhen- ekta thakurer muurti hisebe. aar aachhe mass-culture – jaar sange culture er kono samporko nei. aachhe American hiphop, pizza, burger, mall-culture, hang-out, discotheque, ipod, bollywoody gaan, cellphone, orkut aar prochur porn site.

wishing you a HEPP-Y New Year Fourteen-Sixteen! The year of the Nex-gen Bongs.

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