Soumitra Chatterjee
Lifestyle  /  Published 16.04.22

The Telegraph chats with Parambrata about his biopic on Soumitra Chatterjee

You also act in the film. Why did you decide to cast yourself then? I knew all the questions I had to ask. And I had only four-and-a-half hours to shoot with him. He could not shoot beyond that. I kn...
By Arindam Chatterjee

People  /  Published 12.04.22

On #NaPoWriMo, Tollywood and Bollywood stars with a penchant for poetry

One of the most prominent filmmakers in Bengali cinema, Ghose has always harboured a fondness for poetry, which is evident in how he depicted poet Lalan Faqir’s life in Moner Manush. Interesting...
By Vedant Karia

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.04.22

Jisshu Sengupta on ‘Abhijaan’

Did you meet him on the sets of Abhijaan? For one day. And he was like, “Why are you running away from me?” I told him that I was feeling a bit shy... since I was playing him after all. &...
By Arindam Chatterjee

News  /  Published 11.04.22

In pics: Milan Mela inaugurated, Ballygunge bypoll preparation on war footing and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Lit fest to return to Victoria Memorial from March 22 to March 27

The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (Kalam), held in association with the Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph, will be back with its live, onground edition from Tuesday, March 22, to Sunday, Mar...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata


Books  /  Published 11.03.22

Justice, at last

Book: The Cinema of Tapan Sinha: An Introduction Author: Amitava Nag Publisher: Om Price: Rs 395 Soumitra Chatterjee, who acted in several successful films directed by Tapan Sinha, is on record sa...
By Vidyarthy Chatterjee

Culture  /  Published 13.02.22

The music and the memory

This was long before mobile phones and emails, STD meant long distance phone calls and ISDs were yet to be glitch-free. The Indian in the United States — nostalgic and out of place — was h...
By Paromita Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 29.01.22

An excerpt from Suman Ghosh’s ‘Soumitra Chatterjee: A Film-maker Remembers’

Another day involving a shoot in a village near Kolkata is memorable for a different reason. Mithun-da and Soumitra-kaku were part of the sequence. It was Mithun-da’s last day of shoot. He was s...
By Suman Ghosh

People  /  Published 19.01.22

Tollywood pays tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee on his 87th birth anniversary

Suman Mukhopadhyay pays his homage to Soumitra 'Raja Lear' Chattopadhyay with lines from Shakespeare's King Lear, “When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fo...
By Pooja Mitra

People  /  Published 19.01.22

Remembering a legend: Suman Ghosh’s memoir 'Soumitra Chatterjee: A Film-Maker Remembers'

Soumitra Chatterjee is a legend. Even after a year of his passing, there has been no let-up of the tributes that continue to pour in. Soumitra Chatterjee had captured the imagination of the people of ...


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