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 in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.10.20

Basic instincts

1. Balika Vadhu Anandi and Jagya’s may have been the more showy parts in this seminal TV show that shone the spotlight on child marriage, but there was no ignoring Shyam. Vikrant Massey made hi...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 02.10.20

On the release of Bengali films during Puja

How will it be different from your previous Shabor films? The whole approach and treatment of this film will be very different. There is a sublime love story, there is a crime… there will be s...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.09.20

Sudhanshu Saria goes back to his roots

I am very proud and thrilled that I finally got to tell a story from my part of the world,” Sudhanshu Saria tells us when we dial in. The film-maker, who grew up in the tea estates of north Beng...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Filmmakers pay tribute to Father Roberge

Father Roberge lived on the college campus and for the past few years had been in the infirmary for priests. “Father Roberge was a French-speaking Canadian from Montreal. He developed love, att...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 27.07.20

‘Whatever I am today, it’s all because of theatre’

Shoojit Sircar — the man behind films like Vicky Donor, Piku, October and the recent Gulabo Sitabo, among others — is also a successful ad film-maker. In ‘Storytellers’ Hour &m...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.07.20

Arindam Sil on Maayakumari

His films are critically acclaimed, are showered with audience love and turn out to be box-office winners too. Now, director Arindam Sil is all set to release his next film Maayakumari in theatres thi...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 02.07.20

‘The central theme is nothing but the journey of life’

Chandrasish Ray’s film Nirontor follows a middle-aged civil engineer, Biplab Sen (Prosenjit), and his junior colleague, Bhaskar (Satyam), who are on an office trip to look for a plot for the con...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

People  /  Published 28.06.20

Afghanistan: A filmmaker emerges

Roya Sadat grew up in an Afghanistan where women were barred from attending school or going outdoors if not accompanied by a male family member. The only movie theatre in Herat, her hometown, had been...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 30.11.19

2 filmmakers feted at IFFI

Two filmmakers from the Northeast were feted at the closing ceremony of the 50th International Film Festival India (IFFI) in Goa recently.Assam’s Manju Borah and Manipur’s Haobam Paban Kumar, alon...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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