Suchitra

  • Goa to host Suchitra Sen film festival April 3, 2014

    Panaji: The Entertainment Society of Goa is all set to pay tribute to legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen by hosting a three-day-film festival next week. Suchitra Sen film festival, which will kickstart from April 11 at Maquinez Palace , will present the classics of the late doe-eyed beauty including 'Harano...
  • Mahanayika: New book brings out lesser known facts about Suchitra Sen February 20, 2014

    Kolkata: A new book on the late Bengali cinema icon Suchitra Sen offers a peep into the life of the elusive actress through rare photographs, replica of posters and insights offered by renowned filmmakers. Titled 'Mahanayika' (great actress), the 500page book was released Wednesday and has writeups on Sen by director...
  • Jharkhand Assembly pays tributes to veteran actors February 19, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday condoled the death of veteran cine actors A Nageshwar Rao and Suchitra Sen and the state's former deputy Chief Minister Sudhir Kumar Mahato. In his condolence message, Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta spoke about the immense contribution made by the great actors. The house condoled the death of...
  • Suchitra Sen's ashes immersed in Ganga at Varanasi January 29, 2014

    The ashes of actress Suchitra Sen were immersed in Ganga river on Wednesday. Her ashes was immersed by daughter Munmum Sen and grand daughter Riya Sen in the holy river at Assi Ghat in Varanasi. Sen who captured the public's imagination with her memorable films like 'Agnipariksha', 'Devdas' and 'Saat Paake Bandha'...
  • 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...
  • Suchitra Sen's presence was felt everywhere: Sharmila Tagore January 18, 2014

    Sharmila Tagore expressed shock at the death of legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen. Speaking to IBN18's Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tagore said that Suchitra carried an aura of stardom and that her presence was felt everywhere. Sen, who was undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Kolkata for serious respiratory problems,...
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  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi wows party workers, says MPs will elect PM January 17, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at AICC meet in New Delhi on Friday exhorted party workers and leaders to get ready for the Lok Sabha elections and not rest till the battle was won against a rival which is good in marketing but very poor in delivering. Following the AAP...
  • Mamata announces road to be named after Suchitra Sen January 17, 2014

    The Ballygunge Circular Road where actress Suchitra Sen lived in an apartment will be renamed as Suchitra Sen Sarani in her memory, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Friday. She also said that a memorial would be constructed at Mysore Garden in front of the crematorium at Keoratala where...
  • Suchitra Sen cremated, an enigma even in her final journey January 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Much like her life after movies, the final journey of legendary actress Suchitra Sen too was a quiet affair with the administration taking measures honouring her wish of keeping her face away from public gaze. The body of Sen, who died Friday following cardiac arrest at a city nursing home,...
  • Suchitra Sen (1931 2014): Forever young January 17, 2014

    And the other half passes away. It was 2009, College Street in Kolkata. I was searching for old Bengali magazines from the 60s and the 70s, while researching for my book, 'Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen Bengali Cinema's First Couple'. I asked a magazine vendor, "Dada Suchitra Sen er...
  • When Suchitra Sen tore off Soumitra Chatterjee's vest January 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Whether refusing filmmaker Raj Kapoor's offer of a movie or her glamorous offscreen lifestyle she once playfully tore off actor Soumitra Chatterjee's vest at a party Bengali screen icon Suchitra Sen, who died Friday, made heads turn with her moves and stunned her contemporaries. Filmmaker Aparna Sen recalled...
  • Suchitra Sen gave a kiss on my cheek while I was shooting 'Chotto Jigyasha', says Prosenjit Chatterjee January 17, 2014

    The earliest and probably the only memory actor Prosenjit Chatterjee has of legendary actress Suchitra Sen is when she dropped in at the set of his first film 'Chotto Jigyasha' and kissed him on the cheek. He was all of five years old. Sen, who was a contemporary of his father...
  • Suchitra Sen (1931 2014): Bengali cinema's 'Queen of Hearts' January 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Capturing the public's imagination for three decades through her ethereal beauty and intense celluloid performance, Suchitra Sen symbolised the golden age of Bengali cinema with memorable films like 'Agnipariksha', 'Devdas' and 'Saat Paake Bandha'. The doeeyed beauty turned a recluse after bidding adieu to the world of films in the...
  • 'Are you related to me?' Suchitra Sen asked WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her last days January 17, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the death of veteran actress Suchitra Sen today marked the end of a legend. Sen, 82, died today morning after a massive heart attack. The reclusive star had been ailing for a long time. "Today is a sad day for all of us....
  • Narendra Modi, Sridevi, Amitabh Bachchan mourn Suchitra Sen's demise January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate, mourned the death of Suchitra Sen, the legendary Bengali actress Suchitra, and lauded the actress for her contribution to both Hindi and Bengali cinema. Suchitra, who had been undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Kolkata for serious respiratory problems, breathed her...
  • Download, share: A Suchitra Sen collage you can use as your Facebook cover photo January 17, 2014

    Capturing the public's imagination for three decades through her ethereal beauty and intense celluloid performance, Suchitra Sen symbolised the golden age of Bengali cinema with memorable films like 'Agnipariksha', 'Devdas' and 'Saat Paake Bandha'.The doeeyed beauty turned a recluse after bidding adieu to the world of films in the late seventies and...
  • Uttam Kumar and 'Mrs Sen': The magical and hypnotic UttamSuchitra years January 17, 2014

    Greta Garbo was born on September 1905 and died in 1990 at the age of 84. But for almost half a century before that, she was a recluse, choosing her life in seclusion as she famously remarked once "I want to be let alone." She shot into fame in...
  • Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty of Hindi and Bengali cinema January 17, 2014

    Suchitra Sen's contribution to Hindi, Bengali cinema Veteran actress and the iconic Bengali beauty Suchitra Sen passed away in Kolkata on Friday after reportedly suffering from a cardiac arrest. Suchitra Sen's ethereal beauty coupled with her phenomenal screen presence and immense box office popularity made her one of the most successful...
  • Thank you Suchitra Sen for making our lives so joyous with memories of another day January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: As a kid who grew up in the leafy and starry environs of Mumbai Pali Hill in the 50s and 60s, Suchitra Sen was not a blimp on my radar! It was a starfilled neighbourhood with Dilip Kumar, Meena Kumari, Sunil & Nargis, Pran, Purnima, Gope and Maruti...
  • Suchitra Sen (19312014): A playlist of her most memorable songs January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Born as Rama Dasgupta, noted Bengali actress Suchitra Sen passed away on January , 2014. The first Bengali actress to be awarded at the Moscow Film Festival in 1963, Sen debuted in films with 'Shesh Kothaay' in 1952. Her pairing with Uttam Kumar was particularly liked by the...
  • Suchitra Sen's filmography mirrors her versatility January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Suchitra Sen, who was also referred to as Greata Garbo of Bengali cinema, had over 60 films to her credit. The actress started her career in films with 'Shesh Kothaay' in 1952, which couldn't be released. However, the following year saw Suchitra share screen space with...
  • Veteran actress Suchitra Sen passes away at 82 January 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who was undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Kolkata for serious respiratory problems, breathed her last today, she was 82. The 82year old actress, under treatment at the Belle Vue Clnic for the last 26 days following serious respiratory problems, breathed her last...
  • 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...
  • Bengali actress Suchitra Sen is stable but weak January 16, 2014

    Kolkata: The condition of legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who is undergoing treatment at a nursing home here for serious respiratory problems, was stable Thursday, a medical bulletin said. "Her condition remains much the same as yesterday (Wednesday). Her vital parameters are stable," said the brief bulletin released by the Belle...
  • Suchitra Sen is extremely weak and not out of danger January 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Though "extremely weak", the condition of legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who is suffering from serious respiratory problems, continues to be stable with the aid of continuous oxygen therapy, a medical bulletin said Wednesday. She is not out of danger yet. "Her condition remains much the same. She is maintaining her...