Chatrak

  • Paoli Dam: I don't have a godfather 17-06-2013 09:36 AM

    Mumbai: Benagli actress Paoli Dam made her Bollywood debut with erotic thriller 'Hate Story' last year, but she is happy that she is not getting typecast in Hindi filmdom. "The industry has been very kind to me. I am happy that I debuted with 'Hate Story' and despite that I...
  • Paoli Dam will sizzle in 'Hate Story': Director 13-12-2011 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: Paoli Dam didn't have any inhibitions doing bold scenes in 'Hate Story', says director Vivek Agnihotri, who is launching the Bengali actress in Bollywood with the film. A well known name in Bengali cinema, Paoli walked the red carpet at the Cannes film festival earlier this year for...
  • Doubting the woman: Paoli Dam in Chatrak 30-09-2011 05:34 PM

    French auteur Jean Luc Godard once quipped, "Cinema doesn't query the beauty of the woman, it only doubts her heart." Can we replace 'Cinema' with 'Society' here? Molly Haskell argued in her ground-breaking From Reverence to Rape: The treatment of women in the Movies (1974), "Film reflects the ideological and...
  • Is 'Chatrak' the boldest film ever made in India? 15-09-2011 02:26 PM

    New Delhi: Vimukthi Jayasundara is a Sri Lanka based filmmaker, whose new film 'Chatrak' (Mushroom) has been selected for several prestigious film festivals, including Cannes and ongoing Toronto International Film Festival. The film deals with the mental agony of a Dubai based builder, who has returned to Kolkata to take...