Anik Dutta

  • 'Chandrabindoo' singer makes his acting debut January 15, 2013

    Kolkata: Enjoying every bit of his first role in Anik Dutta's 'Aschorjo Prodip', far divorced from setting musical scores and prolonged sessions in studio, lead band singer Anindyo Chattopadhyay says he would now wish to cast Anik in his first directorial feature. "I play a musician present at an album launch...
  • 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' sweeps Anandalok Purashkar November 29, 2012

    Kolkata: Debutante director Anik Dutta's 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' swept the Anandalok Purashkar, winning five awards including best director and best actress. Swastika Chatterjee, who essayed the role of the ghost of yesteryear actress Kadalibala, won the best actress award while Raj Narayan Deb bagged the best music director award instituted by...
  • Anik Datta's next is about the consumerist society November 22, 2012

    Kolkata: After trend-setting 'Bhooter Bhabisyat' (Future of Ghosts), director Anik Dutta's next project casts an irreverent look on today's consumerist society. 'Ashchorjyo Prodeep' is the story of an ordinary man who stumbles on a magical lamp and the comic events that follow, Anik said. "It is a modern allegorical tale, but...
  • Hemlock Society: Can art house films make money? June 27, 2012

    With 'Hemlock Society' attracting houseful audiences and 'Bhooter Bhobisyat' managing to draw crowds even after 75 days, new age filmmakers feel that though the going has never been so good, the formula to make an arthouse movie click was still elusive. "I am a regular guy and not a film...
  • What makes 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' so special June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Once upon a time Kolkata boasted of the finest in quality cinema. From Ray, Ghatak and Sen to Tapan Sinha, Tarun Mazumdar, Ajoy Kar, Asit Sen and gang, it offered both artistic and commercial fare that entertained while it enriched, enlightened as it empowered in one fell swoop....