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Mrinal Sen
People  /  Published 05.07.22

Nimai Ghosh: The journey of an ‘extra’

“For months, I had no job, no money, no food. My neighbours would offer me food sometimes and I survived on that. Later, the ward councillor and the West Bengal Motion Picture Artists’ For...
By Jaismita Alexander

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Houses of cards: P&T Housing Complex in Salt Lake reminds one of Mrinal Sen’s Khandhar

There are countless tales of people taking shelter under buildings during the rains and having chunks land at their feet from the fourth floor. Streets in the dark Residents claim that six months a...
By Brinda Sarkar, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.22

Hooghly hamlet seeks Mrinal Sen archive

Residents of Sukharia, a hamlet in Hooghly’s Balagarh, have demand an archive in the memory of filmmaker Mrinal Sen by restoring at least a part of the rundown zamindar’s palace Radha Kunj...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.22

Sen's films' scripts misplaced: Son

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen's only son Kunal has lamented that the original scripts of the auteur's movies have been misplaced and those could have been used to document the creative thinki...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Two films and a web series to celebrate birth centenary of Mrinal Sen in 2023

He said two feature films and a web series celebrating his father’s life are under production. “Kaushik Ganguly is making a feature film, Palan, where he is taking the characters of Khari...
By PTI, My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

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Opinion  /  Published 14.05.22

Conjugal bond of Lord Swaraj Paul & Aruna

Deepika will be letting India down unless she arrives with six suitcases. Other Indians who have served on the Cannes jury are: Mrinal Sen (1982), Arundhati Roy (2000), Aishwarya Rai (2003), Sharmil...
By Amit Roy

People  /  Published 02.05.22

'Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen said what they wanted to in their films without compromising'

You are one of a select group of people who have acted in films made by Mrinal Sen as well as Satyajit Ray. What were the similarities and differences you found in how these two greats visualised thei...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 25.04.22

Restoration work of films, news reels in West Bengal govt vaults in progress

The Cinema Centenary Building, close to Bangur hospital in Tollygunge, is abuzz with activity but the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival, for which it is a venue, is not the only reason. A proj...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 13.02.22

The interpretation of SpivakSpeak

In the late 1970s I used to work with Pam Crain, the jazz singer. I was doing the lighting… She never let anyone light her other than me. ‘He somehow manages to make me look younger,&rsqu...
By Upala Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.02.22

Film making at its best with Mrinal Sen's masterpiece ‘Kharij’

There is no consolidation on the disproportionate amount of labour that Palan has to toe, in order to live. He dies in servitude. As a subject, he is still present in the form of the landlord’s ...
By Santanu Das (t2 intern)


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