MOTI NANDI

  • Moti Nandi's Bicycle Kick to be made into a film December 4, 2012

    Kolkata: Legendery sports journalist Moti Nandi's novel 'Bicycle Kick', based on famous football star Shyam Thapa's exploits, will be turned into a film soon. 'Bicycle Kick' will be the third sports film based on Nandi's writings after 'Striker' and 'Koni'. Koni had bagged a national award. Young filmmaker Debashis Sen Sharma...
  • Koni: The rise of the underdog September 14, 2010

    Strangely, all I remember of the cinematic adaptation of Koni, which I saw at least a couple of decades back, is the battle cry of swimming coach Kshitish Sinha egging on a tired protg fight Koni, fight! And yet, this is the defining peg of the story of an impoverished...