Bengali movies

Take a Ride with Three Child Actors between Innocence & Experience at Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival 2018

Posted on: 16th Jun, 2018

The scene of Apu and Durga running through a sprawling field of ‘dancing’ kash flowers in the soft golden sunlight of autumn to catch their first glimpse of a moving train in Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali, is an ultimate picture of innocence and simplicity in a rural world of harsh realities and grim experiences. Apu’s […]

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Churni Ganguly’s Upcoming Film Tarikh on Role of Social Media in Relationships

Posted on: 11th Mar, 2018

National Award-winning Bengali filmmaker, Churni Ganguly is up with her second directorial film titled Tarikh. Post her directorial debut Nirbashito (Banished), a daring film on the solitary life of Taslima Nasrin in exile, Churni Ganguly has shifted her lens to show how social media affects the lives and relationship of three individuals in Tarikh. Unlike […]

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Four Unreleased Films by Ritwik Ghatak to See the Daylight Soon

Posted on: 15th Oct, 2016

We are about to get legendary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak back amidst us. Don’t pinch yourself. You read it rightly. Four unreleased works including 3 films and one documentary from his repertoire will be restored soon. Thanks to Indian Government for coming up with this initiative! Soon the prints of Koto Ajanarey’, `Ronger Golam,’ `Bagalar Bangodarshan’, […]

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Fashion through the eyes of Rituparno Ghosh

Posted on: 21st Sep, 2014

With Mahalaya on the day after tomorrow, the air is thick with the fever of festivity in Bengal. The construction of towering pandals, the making of lifelike idols, the noisy ambience of markets, and the busyness of Bengalis shopping for the best fashion of the year are reflecting the usual festive fervor of Durga Puja […]

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Rape: Satyamev Jayate and Indian Cinema

Posted on: 4th Mar, 2014

Indian Cinema has brought into light the grim issues – how the police handle rape cases, how doctors treat rape victims, how society turns indifferent to them, and how rapists escape punishment -which is highlighted in the first episode of the Amir Khan show Satyamev Jayate Session 2. Cinema is said to be a reflection […]

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Five best Suchitra Sen movies I like the most

Posted on: 17th Jan, 2014

I would like to say in John Keats’ poetic words that Suchitra Sen is the true beauty of Bengal. Why not the beauty of India? It is because the beauty of Bengal has a raw charm (without any makeover) and an aura of sophistication. I developed a tryst with Bengali Cinema (mainly art films) at […]

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Raima Sen hot in designer Joy Mitra show at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week

Posted on: 19th Oct, 2013

Raima Sen hit the headlines of fashion magazines with her sizzling walk on ramp for Joy Mitra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. The Bong bombshell set the ramp on fire as showstopper for the fashion designer Joy Mitra show, titled “Chokher Bali” after a Bengali art film carrying the same name, from filmmaker Rituparon […]

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Delhi gang rape in upcoming two movies 2013

Posted on: 6th Feb, 2013

Agnidev Chatterjee who debuted as a director in Tollywood the Bangla movie industry with Churulata 2011, the contemporary, bold take on Satyajit Ray’s classic Charulata, is going to adapt the Delhi gang rape case 2012 on the celluloid in his upcoming Bangla movie. The movie on the brutal gang rape of a 23 year old girl in […]

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2013 the year of Locket Chatterjee in Tollywood

Posted on: 16th Jan, 2013

2013 is the year of Locket Chatterjee in Tollywood. Now she is on a roll with back-to-back releases and busy shooting hours every other day. Besides her latest release Honeymoon this month, she will be seen playing the lead in more than 5 Bangla movies of 2013. She has been roped in to play the […]

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Is there any film award for Kolkata

Posted on: 5th Jan, 2013

We saw the best of Kolkata on Indian celluloid in 2012. Kolkata played an important character in two Indian movies 2012 – one Bollywood movie Kahaani starring Vidya Balan in the lead and another National Award winning Bangla movie Abosheshe starring Rupa Ganguli as central character. The city of Kolkata is the backdrop, the plot […]

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