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Aparna Sen


From Ray to Rituparno: A long history of politics in Bengali cinema

June 20, 2021 9:03 am

Ray’s trilogy along with a host of other celluloid dramas, primarily Mrinal Sen and Rwitik Ghatak’s works, form the spine of Bengali political cinema on a more tangible understanding. However, the term ‘political’ has never been restricted to its definition in Bengal.

Bengali novel adapted into Aparna Sen film now available in English

November 06, 2020 4:58 pm

Regarded a classic of Bengali literature, the novel is one of the early texts to have talked about the agony, struggle and liberation of the oriental woman.

Ghawre Bairey Aaj movie review: An important contemporary adaptation of Tagore's text

November 19, 2019 11:15 am

Aparna Sen's new film is a critique of extremist Hindu nationalism intertwined with the complexities of interpersonal relationships.

West Bengal: Aparna Sen, other activists write to Mamata Banerjee against incidents of violence in state

August 19, 2019 7:53 pm

Filmmaker Aparna Sen, who was among the 49 celebrities who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on rising mob lynching cases in the country, is also a signatory in the letter.

14 personalities counter artistes’ letter to PM Modi

July 30, 2019 12:41 am

Seven of the 14 personalities, who have issued the statement, are from Gujarat.

Every single person is political: Aparna Sen on her new film Ghawre Bairey Aaj and the need for a moderate voice

November 19, 2019 1:49 pm

Unlike the novel or Satyajit Ray’s film, where the politics of the author is not only blatant but his allegiance is foregrounded, Aparna Sen is more nuanced, less blatant in her adaptation of Gharey Bairey.

Surprised to see the ruling party is yet to send its delegation: Aparna Sen in Bhatpara

June 28, 2019 4:50 am

Speaking to reporters after meeting Verma at Bhatpara Police Station, Sen said they would also meet CM Mamata Banerjee and Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi later and submit their report.

Many women filmmakers have a male gaze: Aparna Sen

February 22, 2018 6:30 pm

Addressing an audience at the fourth edition of Gateway Lit Fest, Aparna Sen said having a male or a female gaze doesn't depend on the gender of the storyteller.

Aparna Sen will always remain the 'Miss Calcutta of 1976'. On her birthday, we recall her best films

October 25, 2017 8:30 pm

Indian cinema's actor-director Aparna Sen is popular for her collaborations with Satyajit Ray. Women in her films had never been trapped in the ideological realm of modernity and progressiveness, instead they journeyed their way into it breaking the boundaries of regressive society.

Satyajit Ray was not apolitical, says Aparna Sen

April 30, 2017 12:29 pm

Satyajit Ray's politics was not the politics of political parties that were constantly at each other's throat explains Aparna Sen.