Entertainment  /  Published 20.07.22

Parambrata looks back at his Abhijaan

Speaking about Bengali cinema in the UK, Suranjan Som, the president of the Bengal Heritage Foundation, said: “At present, there are two major problems affecting the ubiquity of Bengali films in...
By Priyam Marik in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

The raw & cooked: Reel depiction of icons' lives

The world is not black and white. Yet, when it comes to the popular depiction of icons, film-makers often end up whitewashing the grey in the lives of their subjects. A recent spate of biographical mo...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 19.04.22

‘Abhijaan’ has the potential to emerge as one of the go-to works on Soumitra Chatterjee

This brings us to the performances. Soumitra Chatterjee plays himself; while Jisshu Sengupta delivers a landmark performance as the young Soumitra. Without trying to emulate the legend, he has effecti...
By Ranjan Ghosh

Lifestyle  /  Published 16.04.22

The Telegraph chats with Parambrata about his biopic on Soumitra Chatterjee

You also act in the film. Why did you decide to cast yourself then? I knew all the questions I had to ask. And I had only four-and-a-half hours to shoot with him. He could not shoot beyond that. I kn...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 17.06.21

Roadshow Films on their LIFF honour

What are your memories from the shoot of the documentary Swimming Through The Darkness? Supriyo: Like many visually challenged people, Kanai is not cynic, reclusive or sad, he never considers himself...
By Arindam Chatterjee

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.20

12,000km Bengal road repair begins

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced and launched a scheme under which 7,000 stretches of roads with a combined length of 12,000km would be repaired in four months. Mamata launched Pa...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Entertainment  /  Published 25.09.20

Snapshots from the sets of Abhijaan

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar was one of the most important figures of the Indian renaissance. On his birth anniversary today, Anupam Roy and Anirban Bhattacharya present Michael Vidyasagar Sangbad, a song...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 03.02.20

Biopic: a birthday present

A birthday cake was cut and amidst cheers the quintessential Happy Birthday song was sung by Parambrata Chattopadhyay for veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee on January 19. What came up as the icing on ...


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