Bengali Filmmaker
Events  /  Published 10.08.22

Debunking untruths about Satyajit Ray, the maestro who turned down Hollywood offers

Slanders and Sikkim controversy “It was once alleged that Ray was reluctant to give Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, the author of Pather Panchali and Aparajito, his due respect. It’s totally...
By Saurav Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 04.07.22

Tollywood mourns the demise of Tarun Majumdar

Bengali actors on Monday expressed grief over the death of veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar and said they have lost a guru and a guardian and that his demise is an irreparable loss to the Bengali film...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 04.07.22

Spotter unparalleled

Apart from being a versatile director, the late Tarun Mazumdar was adept at spotting talent. Over and over again, he has launched and re-launched careers of several actors who have ruled the roost. He...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.22

Tarun Majumdar 'very critical'

The health condition of renowned Bengali filmmaker Tarun Majumdar has become "very critical", authorities of a Kolkata-based hospital where he is undergoing treatment said on Thursday. The ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

People  /  Published 31.08.21

Ordinary people hide startling secrets: Binisutoy director Atanu Ghosh

The loneliness and barrenness of privileged urban life come under the scanner in Binisutoy. It tries to find out why two strangers (played by Ritwick Chakraborty and Jaya Ahsan) are trying to form a c...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Kolkata


Lifestyle  /  Published 28.08.21

With trailer for Lady Diana film out, revisit these Bengali biopics

This 1966 film, directed by Piyush Ghosh, tells the compelling story of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. It received the National Award in 1967. The acting performances in the film will leave you tongue-t...
By Aatreyee Mohanta in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.08.21

Water is a powerful agent in director Riingo’s new film

Riingo’s forthcoming film, produced by Flixbug, and titled A River In Heaven, delves into the age-old myth of water as a powerful agent of change and its repercussions on our lives. Set in Vara...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata

Entertainment  /  Published 15.07.21

‘Icche’ clocks a decade

The premiere of the film was scheduled a day before the release. Rituparna had invited everyone from the film industry. The show was at Priya Cinema at 7.15pm. Just when I was about to leave home, I g...
By Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay

Entertainment  /  Published 11.06.21

Celebs pay tribute to film-maker

“Grihojudhdho and Bagh Bahadur are an indispensable part of my Memory of Cinema. Even his last film Urojahaj bore the stamp of his class and poetry in every frame. Goodbye, Memory-maker,” ...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 18.10.20

Arjunn Dutta on his film Guldasta

Swastika Mukherjee — Dolly Bagri: According to her she is the best “salesgirl” in her office. Along with selling beauty products, she also knows how to spread happiness and positiv...
By Arindam Chatterjee


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