Moner Manush

  • Content-driven Bengali films surprise 2011 December 30, 2011

    Kolkata: A string of art and experimental movies were commercial success as content-driven and thought-provoking films took centrestage in Bengali cinema this year. The Bengali film industry remained in the limelight the entire year as the flops went overlooked because of active patronage from the new state government. Young director Srijit Mukherji...
  • Goutam Ghose wants a Indo-Bangla cultural treaty November 26, 2011

    Kolkata: Acclaimed film director Goutam Ghose today said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should ensure that a treaty is signed between India and Bangladesh for regular cultural exchanges. "I would request her to talk to New Delhi and see that a treaty between the two countries is signed on...
  • WB CM visits a cinema hall after 20 years October 12, 2011

    Kolkata: She went to a movie hall after 20 years and loved it. By her own admission, the film that finally pulled West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to the silver screen after such a long time was 'Moner Manush'. "During my student life I used to go to the auditoria...
  • 'Moner Manush' captures the life of Bengal poet December 5, 2010

    Kolkata: Filmmaker Goutam Ghose's latest offer 'Moner Manush' has stirred the audience's imagination about a near-forgotten Bengal fakir, Lalan Fakir whose liberal ideas find relevance even in present times. An Indo-Bangladeh joint production, 'Moner Manush' bagged the Golden Peacock award for the best film at the recently-concluded International Film Festival...
  • IFFI: 'Moner Manush' claims top honours at the festival December 3, 2010

    Panaji: India claimed the top honours at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here after Gautam Ghose's Moner Manush won the Golden Peacock award on Thursday. Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier's In a Better World won the Silver Peacock award for the best director at a glittering closing ceremony here...