Raima Sen

  • Want to be more versatile in my roles, says Raima Sen 24-03-2014 01:36 PM

    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'...
  • Rape scenes not for selling film: 'Children of War' director 27-02-2014 02:56 PM

    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 18-02-2014 04:14 PM

    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...
  • Filmmakers loved me because I looked like my grandma: Raima Sen 23-01-2014 03:39 PM

    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...
  • Her last wish was to see me get married: Raima on Suchitra Sen 22-01-2014 09:19 AM

    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 17-01-2014 12:14 AM

    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....
  • Suchitra Sen showing steady improvement 05-01-2014 02:18 PM

    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...
  • My grandma is better but keep praying: Raima Sen 04-01-2014 05:01 PM

    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...
  • Abhijeet Das wanted to cast Kangana in 'Khamoshiyan' 08-07-2013 03:29 PM

    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 30-05-2013 04:22 PM

    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 29-04-2013 11:00 AM

    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...
  • Masand: 'Mirch' is like a half cooked meal 17-12-2010 11:19 PM

    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...
  • Please respect grandmother's privacy: Raima Sen 14-09-2010 11:33 AM

    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...
  • Raima Sen undergoes corrective eye surgery 16-08-2010 01:13 PM

    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 28-03-2010 01:08 PM

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  • Bollywood stars sizzle at Kolkata Fashion Week 07-04-2009 03:13 AM

    The recently concluded Kolkata Fashion Week, saw a lot of star power. ...
  • Watch: Riya and Raima Sen blaze the runway 16-10-2008 07:13 PM

    Sisters Raima Sen and Riya Sen were caught at the two fashion weeks. ...
  • Khela, an intimate tale but lost in translation 12-07-2008 12:38 AM

    Dharamsala: England's Barmy Army of cricket fans pride themselves on enduring any hardship to follow their team, but snow in the stands is one problem they do not normally face on a tour of India. Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dharamshala will host its first international match when...
  • Raima Sen finds linkup with Yuvraj Singh funny 21-03-2008 11:33 PM

    Mumbai: Come November 25, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selectors will have a tough time dealing with one issue. When Krishnamachari Srikkanth and his colleagues - Mohinder Amarnath, Surendra Bhave, Narendra Hirwani and Raja Venkat - meet to select a 16-member party to tour Down Under...
  • Filmi bookworms: Bollywood on its reading habits 22-01-2008 01:59 AM

    Hyderabad: Disappointed with Deccan Chargers' sixth defeat in the ongoing IPL, captain Kumar Sangakkara asked the international players in the squad to own up responsibility in the remaining matches of the tournament to give them any chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Deccan slumped a 20-run loss at the hands...