Basu is a popular playwright and film maker in India.
As a young playwright, Basu authored Ashaleen, a play
that’s still considered as one of the first post-modern works of Bengali
Some of the popular plays of Bratya Basu are Hemlat, The Prince of Garan Hata, Darjiparar Marjinara, Aranyadeb, Sahar Yaar and Chatushkon.
Bratya also enjoys directing films. His first film was Raasta
and it was about lost innocence. His recent endeavour Teesta is about a
woman who falls in love with a younger man and how the experience turns nasty.
Bratya Basu is now touring North America at the invitation
of US cultural bureau. He is representing West Bengal in cultural conferences
held in different cities.