Soumitra Chatterjee
Opinion  /  Published 19.07.20

Young at heart in Calcutta

What do the following have in common: accomplished singer Sandhya Mukherjee, danseuse Amala Shankar, poet Shankha Ghosh, comic artist Narayan Debnath, author Buddhadeb Guha and footballer Tulsidas Bal...
By Derek O’Brien in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.05.20

Belaseshe turned five on May 1

It was a quarantined birthday for Belaseshe, a film that was born on May 1, five years ago. It was conceived around August-September in 2014, but on May 1, 2015, it saw the light of day. My co-directo...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.19

Exhibition on Asit Haldar and Nandalal Bose

Visva-Bharati’s Kala Bhavana on Sunday opened a weeklong exhibition of 100 paintings of Asit Haldar, the first head of the Bhavana and great-nephew of Rabindranath Tagore, and Nandalal Bose, one of ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Entertainment  /  Published 15.12.19

Soumitra Chatterjee and Dev on their film Sanjhbati

Soumitra Chatterjee and Dev came together at ITC Royal Bengal on a Sunday for a special t2 chat. Excerpts...Soumitrada, you are still one of the busiest actors here…Soumitra: I feel very happy that ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Sedition case against celebs false: Bihar police

Bihar police have decided to recommend the closure of the sedition case lodged in Muzaffarpur against nine eminent personalities and said they would prosecute the complainant for his “false” alleg...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Entertainment  /  Published 19.03.20

Parambrata and Jisshu on the biopic Abhijaan

January 19, 2020: Soumitra Chatterjee’s birthday. The living legend cuts a birthday cake and the quintessential Happy Birthday song is sung as Team Abhijaan shares deets about the film, a biopic on ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 28.02.20

Borunbabu represents the Bengali middle class

It was January 19, 2019. Soumitra Chatterjee’s birthday. And the legendary actor was shooting for Anik Dutta’s film Borunbabur Bondhu. A cake was brought in on the sets, which he went on to cut…...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.19

Director Anik Dutta feels a sense of vindication

The Supreme Court order on Bhobishyoter Bhoot has provided “a sense of vindication” to its maker, Anik Dutta.“Yes, there is a sense of vindication. It was great to see so many people spontaneous...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 03.02.20

B’day present: A biopic

A birthday cake was cut and amidst cheers the quintessential Happy Birthday song was sung by Parambrata Chattopadhyay for veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee on January 19. What came up as the icing on ...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern) in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.19

Portrait of an artist as a thinker

A group of men are listening with rapt attention to a white-haired and bearded man in black inside a cramped room in which a huge etching print machine occupies the lion’s share of space.“The Prog...
By Soumitra Das in Calcutta


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