Prosenjit Chatterjee

  • Suchitra Sen gave a kiss on my cheek while I was shooting 'Chotto Jigyasha', says Prosenjit Chatterjee 17-01-2014 01:59 PM

    The earliest and probably the only memory actor Prosenjit Chatterjee has of legendary actress Suchitra Sen is when she dropped in at the set of his first film 'Chotto Jigyasha' and kissed him on the cheek. He was all of five years old. Sen, who was a contemporary of his...
  • Review: Prosenjit Chatterjee's 'Jaatishwar' is a nostalgic tribute to 19th century Bengal, but falls short as a biopic 16-01-2014 08:17 PM

    There is little documented history about Heynesman Antony, a folk artiste of Portugese origin who settled in colonial Bengal, mastered the local language and composed songs in it to face off with veteran poets in public duels known as 'kavigaan'. Forty-seven years after superstar Uttam Kumar played the titular role...
  • Prosenjit: If Bangladesh opens its market, Bengali cinema can prosper 16-01-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Bengali cinema superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, whose latest film 'Jaatishwar' will get a countrywide release Friday, says Bengali films can prosper if Bangladesh opens its market for them. The 51-year-old, who has featured in over 300 films, including 'Chokher Bali' and 'Dosar', considers Bangladesh a good market to sell...
  • Ritu brought me to content driven cinema: Prosenjit Chatterjee 27-11-2013 05:14 PM

    Kolkata: Admitting highs and lows in his terms with forever-friend Rituparno Ghosh, superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee says after a recent re-union they were planning to come up with another project together. "I communicate with Ritu till this date. He is with us. We had our differences, fights and arguments and again...
  • Contemporary Bengali cinema: What's its impact and future? 26-11-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Contemporary Bengali cinema is in the throes of a crisis from which it is unlikely to emerge in the foreseeable future. The commercial films are a poor copy of their Hindi and Telugu counterparts, of course without their raw energy or production resources. The Hindi cinema has an...
  • I badly wanted to do Kakababu's role: Prosenjit 09-10-2013 05:30 PM

    Kolkata: Terming 'Misar Rahasya' as the first film to have been shot extensively in Egypt, Bengal superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee today said super-adventurist Kakababu was larger than life. "Kakababu is larger than life with the director Srijit Mukherjee making it layered while retaining the spirit of the character," the Baishe Srabon...
  • Bengali superstar Prosenjit to turn director soon 25-07-2013 11:39 AM

    Kolkata: Planning to direct a film, over three decades into his career, Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee has said it would happen after two ongoing projects. "I am planning to make a film under my production banner. A film which will portray my vision of life. My script is ready but...
  • SRK, Sharmila inaugurate 17th Kolkata Film Fest 10-11-2011 06:31 PM

    Kolkata: With a balance of glamour and tradition, the 17th Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) started here Thursday with Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and the popular Sharmila Tagore inaugurating the eight-day fest by lighting the ceremonial lamp. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, host of Bengali film personalities including top star...
  • 'Nouka Dubi' to premiere at IFFI 15-11-2010 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's Nouka Dubi, featuring the Sen sisters Riya and Raima, will have its world premiere at the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The film will open the India Premier Section on 24th November at the 41st IFFI, which is to be...
  • Khela, an intimate tale but lost in translation 12-07-2008 12:38 AM

    Dharamsala: England's Barmy Army of cricket fans pride themselves on enduring any hardship to follow their team, but snow in the stands is one problem they do not normally face on a tour of India. Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dharamshala will host its first international match when...