Cinema Hall
Entertainment  /  Published 13.06.20

Go big or go home

By Priyanka Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.19

Government Bengali film plea to plexes

The Bengal government has requested multiplexes across the state to screen Bengali films in prime time to promote Bengali culture during the festive season, after chief minister Mamata Banerjee receiv...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 29.06.19

In cinemas now: Survival of the single-screen theatre

What would Winston Churchill make of Priya? Or, for that matter, Navina, another cinema hall on the southern fringes of Calcutta, once the second city of the Empire? The question, although quirky, is ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Where the grass is white

It is the season of Saccharum spontaneum. Kaashphul — Saccharum spontaneum is its scientific name — native to the subcontinent, is the harbinger of autumn and the beloved Goddess in the Bengali mi...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

India  /  Published 03.04.20

Cinema hall owners fear takeover by OTT platforms

With cinema halls shut and film releases suspended amid the nation-wide lockdown, theatre owners battle fears that digital platforms might end up changing the collective movie watching experience, res...
By PTI in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

His real life began when the reel rolled

Sukumar Ghosh cycles every day for two hours from Sonarpur to the theatre in Bhowanipore, travelling a distance of about 20km, carries his bicycle up the stairs to the third floor and parks it in the ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Closure order to cinemas, auditoriums

Cinemas and auditoriums in the state “should be closed” at least till March 31, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.Shooting for reality shows, too, will have to be suspended, she said....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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