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Mrinal Sen
West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Lights, camera, action: Kolkata film fest a hit

The Nandan promenade was crowded as usual around 4pm on Wednesday on the 4th day of the Kolkata International Film Festival.At any point, at least five smells hung in the air. Arcane hobby publication...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Film fest begins but curtailed

The 12th International Guwahati Film Festival, one of the oldest film festivals in eastern India, began at the state museum auditorium here on Friday. The festival, organised by Gauhati Cine Club (GCC...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.19

Indian cinema after the 1970s

Dhritiman Chaterji and Raju Raman discuss the directions in which cinema has gone after the 1970sRaju Raman: Maybe in the 1970s, the distinction between ‘commercial cinema’, looked down upon by in...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.19

A name Modi cannot erase

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By Amit Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Self-belief mistaken as arrogance

To some, he was a maverick maestro. A maestro Mrinal Sen certainly was, considering the weight and quality of his oeuvre. However, the term maverick hardly denotes the essence of his creative personal...
By Someswar Bhowmik in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

He had the courage to question himself

I cannot separate the man from the filmmaker. He was like his films, a bundle of contradictions — strong but gentle, urbane but rustic, both a creator and an iconoclast who was very sensitive and ve...
By Shabana Azmi in

India  /  Published 30.12.18

Mrinal Sen, the maker of Mrigaya and Bhuvan Shome, dies at 95

Film director Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with age-related ailments, family sources said. He was 95.Some of the Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning director's best known ...
By PTI in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.19

Berlin is high on a heady cocktail of cinema

The Berlinale, or the Berlin International Film Festival, has been a happy tramping ground for Calcutta film-makers for a long time. Over the decades several directors from our city have made their wa...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.19

Has an age ended with Mrinal Sen's death?

Has an age ended with Mrinal Sen’s passing? Dhritiman Chaterji in discussion with Raju Raman Raju Raman: After Mrinal Sen’s passing, do you think this has been a kind of an end of an era as far as...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

Smriti Mandhana's excellent performance

Sir — It is a matter of pride that the opener for the Indian women’s cricket team, Smriti Mandhana, has won the International Cricket Council’s Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for the Women’s Crick...
By The Telegraph in


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