Bengali Film
Culture  /  Published 14.08.22

‘In Bengal there is no backing for socio-political films’

1976: Mitra is born in Calcutta to Dilip and Sankari Mitra. His father is a businessman 1996: Starts career as a documentary film director for Doordarshan; two years later completes his postgraduate ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Entertainment  /  Published 03.08.22

New sleuth-sidekick pairs in Bengali

Meet Gora, who looks nothing like your conventional private detective. He’s a bit of a maverick and his untidy, curly mop of hair lends an edgy touch to his unpredictable personality. Gora&rsquo...
By Pooja Mitra in Calcutta

Events  /  Published 27.07.22

Mahanayak memorial evening marked by award for Ratna Ghosal and benefits for technicians

Speaking to My Kolkata, Uttam Kumar Death Anniversary Memorial Cultural Committee general secretary Tanmoy Kar said, “We have been observing the birth and death anniversaries of our favourite &l...
By Saurav Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 04.07.22

Tollywood condoles Tarun Majumdar

Jeetu Kamal, who played Satyajit Ray in Anit Datta’s Aparajito, shared his memory of the legendary director in a heartfelt post.  ...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 30.06.22

An ode to ‘Haridaser bulbul bhaja’ and the Bengali’s favourite Prithviraj

There are some figures in history that become the stuff of legends and literature. Prithviraj Chauhan is one of them. A beloved king, a lover, a warrior, this figure from history has found his way int...
By Rumela Basu


People  /  Published 31.05.22

Arjun on his school and college memories, and ‘X=Prem’

Do you have father-son talks now? Now we do... now that I am a father and he is a grandfather. We discuss a lot of things. For example, when I have made a decision I bounce it off with him and Ma. Y...
By Arindam Chatterjee

People  /  Published 28.05.22

The week that was for T-town stars

Lifting dialogue straight from K3G in Kareena’s voice: “Good looks, good looks and good looks.” Raima aces mirror selfie and how! ...
By Pooja Mitra

Places  /  Published 13.05.22

Celeb #travelgrams that make you want to book, pack and go

Wondering “What walking through pure bliss looks like”? Ridhima has the answer! ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.05.22

Mothers from Bengali cinema who remain etched in our memories

This is a subjective list and not an exhaustive one. ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 02.05.22

Maharaja’s music: The iconic tunes of Ray’s film

To the maestro, the Ray of hope, Maharaja, tomare selam.   ...
By Pooja Mitra


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