Uttam Kumar
Entertainment  /  Published 22.11.20

Adieu Pulu Kaku

Many moons ago, in an informal chat on legends, Moushumi Chatterjee had talked of the inevitable comparisons that tended to be made between Uttam Kumar (who had passed away in 1980) and Soumitra Chatt...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan in

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.20

Man and Superman

There have always been two camps among lovers of Bengali cinema — the Uttam Kumar camp and the Soumitra Chatterjee camp. These have little to do with film appreciation or keen artistic sensibili...
By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.20

An icon who stood by Left till the end

In an industry where stardom is worn on the sleeves, Soumitra Chatterjee, considered second only to Uttam Kumar, never shied away from voicing his Marxist leanings till his last days. In a signed art...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Fit at 90-plus

Neighbours walking by DL Park can spot Amitendranath Tagore hunched over his study table in the ground floor of his two-storeyed house. The grandson of Abanindranath Tagore turned 98 on October 9. “...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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