Bangla Film

  • Actor Soumitra Chatterjee to exhibit doodles, sketches 10-09-2013 12:04 PM

    Kolkata: Renowned for his prowess in acting and elocution, veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee will soon be seen in a new role, unveiling a collection of his sketches, doodles and paintings at an exhibition. 'Forms Within', an exhibition of artworks by the actor in his inimitable style will showcase sketches...
  • 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...
  • Kolkata: Many pay tribute to Rituparno Ghosh before his last rites 30-05-2013 11:40 PM

    A black Thursday for Indian cinema - Kolkata filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, known for his sensitive and incisive cinema, died of heart failure at the age of 49. ...
  • The legacy of Rituparno Ghosh 30-05-2013 06:10 PM

    Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh breathed his last on Thursday morning after a cardiac arrest at his Kolkata home. He was 49. Here's more about the acclaimed filmmaker, winner of 12 national film awards. ...
  • After Sujoy Ghosh, Anurag Basu to act in a Bengali film? 30-05-2013 02:04 PM

    Mumbai: Director Anurag Basu is likely to act in his assistant Abhijeet Das's debut Bengali film. Basu, who has directed films like 'Murder', Gangster', 'Kites', 'Life In A Metro' and 'Barfi', played the role of a doctor in filmmaker Onir's movie 'I Am'. If all goes well, he might be...
  • 'Aparajita Tumi' to be released in January, 2012 05-01-2012 05:57 PM

    Kolkata: National-award-winning filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Choudhury has turned his focus on Bengali diaspora in San Francisco in his third venture 'Aparajita Tumi' with Bengali superstar Prosenjit in the main lead. The film dwells on the lives of two NRI couples and the problems in their relationship, said Roy Choudhury, whose...
  • 'Iti Mrinalini' DVD launched 08-11-2011 01:14 PM

    Kolkata: After its critical acclaim at home and abroad at different film festivals, the world launch of the DVD of ace director Aparna Sen's 'Iti Mrinalini' took place at a city book store. "I am very happy with the work of Debu (ace music composer Debojyoti Misra. The film was...
  • 'Matir Moyna' is rooted in socio-political space 07-10-2011 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Directed by late Bangladeshi director Tareque Masud, 'Matir Moyna' is one of those films which though firmly rooted in the socio-political environment of a place can have tremendous appeal universally. The film demonstrates the power of a simple story set in a time of social and political upheaval...
  • 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...
  • 'Jodi Ekdin' is superb 19-04-2010 10:38 AM

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