Raima Sen

  • Watch: Moon Moon Sen and her daughters cast their votes in Bengal May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen cast her vote in South Kolkata along with her daughters Rea and Raima Sen in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Monday, May 12. ...
  • Want to be more versatile in my roles, says Raima Sen March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Raima Sen will be seen playing a victim in 'Children Of War', based on the violent birth of Bangladesh, and, after familiarising herself with the tragedies experienced by its people then, says she feels strongly for them and hopes they are treated as equals now. The 'Godmother' star...
  • Rape scenes not for selling film: 'Children of War' director February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Wouldn't you shudder at the thought that almost 2,000 women were raped daily over a period of nine months during the 1971 Bangladesh genocide? Director Mrityunjay Devvrat says the purpose of rape scenes in his controversial movie 'The Children of War' is not for generating business, but for...
  • 'Shabdo' review: Discuss this film with mates in your next 'adda' session February 18, 2014

    Cast: Ritwik Chakraborty, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly, Victor Banerjee, Srijit Mukherji Director: Kaushik Ganguly In almost every film industry, there is a dearth and need of films that speak up about the relevant issues. It's a general perception throughout the world that films are only meant for entertainment. However, to our...
  • Filmmakers loved me because I looked like my grandma: Raima Sen January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Raima Sen, who bears a strong resemblance to her late grandmother and legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, says initially filmmakers tried to portray her like her granny and it took her a long time to get out of her shadows. "Initially, when I came into the industry, everyone would look...
  • Her last wish was to see me get married: Raima on Suchitra Sen January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Raima Sen, who is confused about her feelings of grief and guilt after the death her grandmother and legendary actress Suchitra Sen, says that her granny wanted her to get married and she will fulfil her last wish. This is the first time Raima has lost someone so close...
  • Kolkata: Actress Suchitra Sen's condition deteriorates January 17, 2014

    Kolkata: The condition of ailing actress Suchitra Sen deteriorated once again on Thursday night, doctors attending to her said. Earlier in the day, the doctors had said that her condition was stable and she might be discharged from hospital in the next two to three days for treatment at home. However, late...
  • Suchitra Sen showing steady improvement January 5, 2014

    Kolkata: The condition of iconic Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who was put on non-invasive ventilator support after her condition deteriorated Friday night, has shown 'steady improvement' since Saturday night, a doctor said Sunday. Suchitra's breathing problem worsened Friday, leading to dipping of her oxygen saturation and, thus, necessitating the ventilator support....
  • My grandma is better but keep praying: Raima Sen January 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Iconic Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who was put on non-invasive ventilator support after her condition deteriorated Friday night, is better, says her granddaughter Raima Sen. "My grandma is better. Thank you for your prayers...Keep praying," Raima tweeted Saturday. The veteran actress, 82, is undergoing treatment for a chest infection at Belle...
  • Abhijeet Das wanted to cast Kangana in 'Khamoshiyan' July 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Debutant director Abhijeet Das revealed that he wanted actress Kangana Ranuat in his short film 'Khamoshiyan' but ended up casting Raima Sen. Das is quite excited about the film, that revolves around a dog lover. "I have worked with Kangana in 'Life in a Metro' and 'Woh Lamhe'. I...
  • Ritu brought Bengali middle class back to the cinema hall: Anik Dutta May 30, 2013

    Kolkata: News of filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's untimely demise sent shock waves across the film fraternity. A pioneer in new wave cinema in Bengal, Ghosh had worked with some of the most prominent actors from Bengali and Hindi film industry. The winner of several National Film Awards, Ghosh was known to...
  • Director, cast hopeful about release of first chick film April 29, 2013

    Kolkata: With the release of Mainak Bhowmik's 'Ami Aar Amar Girlfriends', stated to be the first girl chick film in Indian cinema, postponed till the middle of next month, 'Maach Misti and More' director says he would not accept any cut by the Censor Board. "The film has been sent for...
  • 'Ami Aar Amar Girlfriends': India's first 'chick film'? April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: In the first 'chick film' in India on the lines of 'Charlie's Angels', 'Maach Misti and More' director Mainak Bhaumik has taken a sneak peek into the world of three present day career-driven young girls, feminine but not coy in his new flick 'Ami Aar Amar Girlfriends'. While lot of...
  • 'Hawa Bodol' dialect in sync with characters' standings March 25, 2013

    Kolkata: Observing the use of some dialect by one character in 'Hawa Bodol' does not look out of place and in sync with the character's standings, popular actor Rudranil Ghosh says celluloid fiction is not divorced from reality. "I won't say one must liberally sprinkle all commonplace words in a dialogue...
  • Watch: Bengali trailer of 'Maach, Mishti & More' December 18, 2012

    Mojo productions and Tripod entertainment (India) presents a Mainak Bhaumik film. Music by Neel Dutt. Produced by Joy B Ganguly in association with Arindam Bose, Vikas K Singh, Arka Paul and Satrajit Sen. ...
  • Now a film on 'Pather Panchali' child artist Apu December 13, 2012

    Dubai: Kaushik Ganguly, who directed movies like 'Arekti Premer Golpo' and 'Laptop', is making a film on the life of Subir Banerjee, the child artist who played the role of Apu in Satyajit Ray's 1955 classic 'Pather Panchali'. Ganguly says he was intrigued when he came to know about Subir, now...
  • Watch: Raima, Rituparna walk the ramp in Kolkata October 18, 2012

    Actresses Raima Sen and Rituparna Sengupta walked the ramp to unveil the hair trends of the season in Kolkata. Take a look. ...
  • Raima Sen shooting for her gangster film September 27, 2012

    Kolkata: Actress Raima Sen, who was not seen in Bollywood for a long time, says she will start shooting for a Hindi film on gangsters from next month. The 32-year-old actress has delivered some major hits in Tollywood with films like 'Baishe Srabon' and 'Chitrangada: The Crowning Wish'. "It is an...
  • Watch: The trailer of Bengali film 'Abosheshey' September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Film student Aditi Roy’s Bengali film ‘Abosheshey’ stars Raima Sen, Rupa Ganguly and Ankur Khanna in the lead roles. Rupa Ganguly won a National Award for her songs ‘Dure Kothao Dure Dure’ and ‘Aaji Bijan Ghare’ from the film. Here is the much awaited trailer of the movie....
  • Friday Release: Sharman Joshi's '3 Bachelors' July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Sharman Joshi has indeed come a long way in the Hindi film industry. There was a time when he was doing films such as ‘Style’ and ‘Xcuse Me’, but slowly and steadily he changed his image. His recent hit ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ has improved his position in...
  • Watch: The trailer of Rituparno's 'Chitrangada' July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Directed and written by Rituparno Ghosh, 'Chitrangada' is expected to hit the screens in August 2012. The film has an impressive star cast that includes Anjan Dutt, Deepankar Dey, Jisshu Sengupta, Raima Sen and Rituparno Ghosh. This musical dance-drama is one of the highly awaited Bengali films of...
  • First Look: Bengali film 'Chitrangada' July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The first look of Bengali film ‘Chitrangada’ is out now. The movie is written and directed by Rituparno Ghosh. Anjan Dutt, Deepankar Dey, Jisshu Sengupta, Raima Sen and Rituparno Ghosh are in the star cast of the film. ‘Chitrangada’ is a musical dance-drama, said to be based on...
  • Preview: 'Maximum', dirty underworld and encounters June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Nowadays, small is big at the box office. After medium budget 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' set the cash registers ringing last week, the ticket window is gearing up for a string of small budget movies - 'Maximum', 'Dal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai' and '3 Bachelors' - coming out Friday...
  • Friday releases: 'Teri Meri Kahaani', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Brave' June 22, 2012

    Its Friday and for those of you looking to spend your weekend at the theatres, there's quite a line up including 'Teri Meri Kahaani', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Brave'. ...
  • Masand: 'Mirch' is like a half cooked meal December 24, 2010

    Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Raima Sen, Arunoday Singh Director: Vinay Shukla 'Mirch', directed by Vinay Shukla, is a delicious idea that unfortunately doesn't translate into a sumptuous film. When more than one producer rejects his dark, artistic and 'commercially unviable' script, a struggling writer-director, Manav (played by Arunoday Singh) narrates a short...
  • Please respect grandmother's privacy: Raima Sen September 14, 2010

    Kolkata: Bollywood actress Raima Sen feels that everyone should respect the privacy of her grandmother and legendary actress Suchitra Sen. "She nowadays doesn’t come in front of the camera. She loves to spend her life away from public sight. So I think that everyone should respect her privacy," Raima told reporters...
  • Raima Sen undergoes corrective eye surgery August 16, 2010

    Raima Sen has undergone eye surgery. On Thursday, the actress was spotted at Dr Himanshu Mehta's eye centre at Juhu Scheme. Fed up of wearing spectacles and contact lenses, Riya Sen’s sister resorted to corrective surgery. Confirms Dr Mehta, “Raima had Lasik surgery done for both eyes. She is doing...
  • Aparna Sen is brilliant: Rahul Bose March 28, 2010

    Rahul Bose is back in the scene with his forthcoming release The Japanese Wife. Directed by Aparna Sen, the film is inspired by the Kunal Basu's short story. An International rugby player, writer, social activist and director, Rahul Bose shot to fame for his work in parallel films like English,...