Uttam Kumar

Entertainment  /  Published 30.07.22

Bollywood and Tollywood highlights this week

Looking for “Saturday Night Vibes”? Swastika has a few notes to share, amping up the heat in a thigh-slit Abhishek Roy outfit. We love her funky shades and statement earrings. ...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Calcutta

Events  /  Published 27.07.22

Mahanayak memorial evening marked by award for Ratna Ghosal and benefits for technicians

Speaking to My Kolkata, Uttam Kumar Death Anniversary Memorial Cultural Committee general secretary Tanmoy Kar said, “We have been observing the birth and death anniversaries of our favourite &l...
By Saurav Roy

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.07.22

Uttam Kumar: Why the Bengali megastar could never become a national star

The box-office failure of his two other Hindi films — Kitaab and Dooriyan (1979) — put paid to whatever hopes Uttam Kumar had of making a mark in Hindi cinema as a star. But both gave enou...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri


Watch  /  Published 04.07.22

Saswata plays Uttam Kumar in this Atanu Bose film

Atanu Bose’s next film will chronicle the life and work of Bengal's biggest star, Uttam Kumar. Achena Uttam will feature Saswata Chatterjee in the role of Uttam Kumar, while Tirtharaj Bose w...

News  /  Published 13.06.22

In corporate age, can we find Dr Agnishwar?

In the past two decades, the corporate hospitals of Kolkata have gradually settled down to a style of functioning that has significantly influenced patients, doctors and society. There is of cou...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

The raw & cooked: Reel depiction of icons' lives

The world is not black and white. Yet, when it comes to the popular depiction of icons, film-makers often end up whitewashing the grey in the lives of their subjects. A recent spate of biographical mo...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 22.03.22

A to Z of Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet

The author, Malavika Banerjee, is the festival director of Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet ...
By Malavika Banerjee

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.02.22

An exclusive excerpt from ‘Memories of Arrival: A Voice from the Margins’ by Adhir Biswas

Prachi screened only Bangla films. The writing on the tickets too was in Bangla. ‘Prathama’ (first), ‘madhyama’ (middle), ‘alinda’ (balcony). And so many more words...
By Adhir Biswas


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