Basu Chatterjee
Entertainment  /  Published 05.06.20

Chronicler of aam aadmi no more

Samar Chatterjee was a small-time actor in films. However, his name deserves to be etched in stone when the subject is the history of Indian cinema. He helped his brother-in-law join cinema. That was ...
By Anirudha Bhattacharjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 04.06.20

A look at Basu Chatterjee's best works

Rajnigandha (1974): This story about a woman torn between two men with contrasting qualities wouldn’t have been the film it was if it wasn’t for the uncomplicated and even-handed manner in which B...
By Priyanka Roy in

India  /  Published 04.06.20

Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee dies at 93

Veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee, known for his relatable, light as souffl brand of cinema with films such as Rajnigandha and Chitchor, died on Thursday following age-related health issues. He w...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.20

Act with caution

Sir — As the Centre is preparing guidelines for reopening schools in India, a survey by LocalCircles found that only 11 per cent parents are in favour of it. Their anxieties are not without cause. F...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 05.09.19

Flashback Friday: Rajnigandha

Kis ko meet banaaun, kis kee preet bhoolaaunA tale of one girl, two cities and two men. And a quiet fragrance that’s deceptively heady.Basu Chatterjee’s award-winning Rajnigandha, which released i...
By Sulagana Biswas in


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