Buddhadeb Dasgupta

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Won't accept cliched roles in Hollywood films October 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who believes in method acting, says he'll do Hollywood films if the role offered is not cliched and is substantial in length. Siddiqui is known for his roles in films like 'Kahaani', 'Talaash' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. If given a chance to work in Hollywood, he would...
  • Nawazuddin was right for 'Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa': Director August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: National award-winning director Buddhadeb Dasgupta says he was impressed with actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's talent after watching films like 'Kahaani' and 'Gangs Of Wasseypur', and he felt he would fit the bill for the lead role in 'Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa'. "I was not finding a right face for...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui shoots in a Maoist affected area April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: It was a close shave for Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who was shooting for Buddhadeb Dasgupta's 'Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa' in the Maoist-affected area of Shimultala in Bihar. The beautiful hill resort in the Jamui district is known for its Maoist activities. Nawaz and his unit braved the dangers as the film...
  • Have been working non-stop, need a break: Nawazuddin February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Dismayed by how veteran actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar has aged, the much in-demand Nawazuddin Siddiqui has decided to take a sabbatical after he finishes his current assignment. Nawazuddin, who suddenly finds himself inundated with quality work, will take a few months break as soon as he wraps up shooting for...
  • Model Sheena Chohan in Buddhadeb Dasgupta's next October 13, 2011

    Kolkata: After starring in Malyalam blockbuster 'The Train' opposite superstar Mammootty, model-turned-actress Sheena Chohan is all set to act in filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta's next project based on Rabindranath Tagore's works. "I feel so humbled by the offer because of the combination of two factors its a work of Tagore...
  • Sameera's 'The Voyeurs' is dark and brooding July 26, 2010

    Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s Ami Yasin Ar Amar Madhubala, unlike most of his films, carries a scathing social comment on the dehumanisation of the individual who, at some point of time, finds himself so enslaved to sophisticated surveillance techniques that human interaction holds no meaning for him. Dilip (Prosenjit) is a young man...
  • IFFI closes with the screening of Mexican film December 3, 2007

    New Delhi: The 38th International Film Festival of India came to a close on Monday night with the screening of Spanish legend Carlos Saura’s film Fados. Eminent Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta was the chief guest at the closing ceremony, in which the winners of the competition section of the festival were...