Mrinal Sen
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

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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.19

Last journey respects filmmaker Mrinal Sen’s wish

Kunal Sen bid his final farewell to an old “friend” on Tuesday.“I called him Bondhu (Friend) but he was so much more,” said filmmaker Mrinal Sen’s son as the cortege made its way through Ras...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

The ‘snow leopard’ I could open my heart to

I first met Mrinal Sen at 21, working as a journalist and directing a Jean-Paul Sartre play in Bengali. I had gone over to the director of Alliance Francaise for funding. Mrinal Sen had come to discus...
By Anjan Dutt


West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Tribals remember Mrinal the MP

Residents of two tribal hamlets near here on Sunday remembered Mrinal Sen the MP whose contribution from the local area development funds helped the villagers get electricity 16 years ago.The villager...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.19

An aversion innocent storytelling

Mrinal Sen’s little-known Telugu film, Oka Oori Katha (The Outsiders, 1977), was ‘invented’ out of Premchand’s story, Kafan (Shroud). Sen, who died recently, took the story far away from the H...
By Vidyarthy Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

With Mrinal Sen's death, an era has ended

Sometime back, I found myself at a party, arguing with some friends about the the work of a certain documentary film-maker, X. Like me, one of the friends was also a maker of documentary and non-ficti...
By Ruchir Joshi

North East  /  Published 07.12.19

Film festival to remember Mrinal Sen in Guwahati

The 12th edition of International Guwahati Film Festival (IGFF), one of the oldest film festivals in eastern India, will begin on Tuesday at the District Library here. Organised by Gauhati Cine Club (...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

He leaves a Mrinalda-sized hole behind: Naseeruddin Shah

Filmmaker Mrinal Sen passed away in his Calcutta home on Sunday morning, leaving behind a legacy of films that ushered in the 'new wave' in Indian cinema and kept it going. Actor Naseeruddin Shah has ...
By Naseeruddin Shah


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