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Trincas: 60 years of bringing music to Kolkata, night after night

For 60 years Trincas has been bringing music to Kolkata, night after night. Ishita Ayan Dutt on the iconic restaurant and its star, Usha Uthup

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Kolkata | Restaurant

Ishita Ayan Dutt 

Trincas
Trincas

Before launching her singing career at Trincas, Usha Iyer (now Uthup) had to sign a permit at the Police headquarters in Lalbazar. It had two important clauses: a singer couldn't sit with a customer at a table; and she was not allowed to solicit. But Uthup, a sworn rebel, didn’t give a toss about these rules.

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First Published: Fri, September 20 2019. 18:59 IST
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