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Many women filmmakers have a male gaze: Aparna Sen

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

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

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

Sonata movie review: Shabana Azmi can sing and it's the only takeaway from Sonata

Sonata movie review: Despite strong women characters played by Shabana Azmi, Aparna Sen and Lillete Dubey, Sonata stays only on surface.

Transgenders becoming reality: Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen's Sonata will also include a transgender character in the English drama to enhance the visibility of the marginalised.

Satyajit Ray's film posters illustrate the story concept aptly: Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen says the title sketch of Sonata also retained the reference of a musical note which went well with the concept of the film.


Sonata trailer: Shabana Azmi, Aparna Sen, Lillete Dubey show the other side of mid life crisis. Watch video

Sonata trailer: Aparna Sen's debut English directorial starring Shabana Azmi and Lillete Dubey is all about female bonding.

Lipstick Under My Burkha row: Aparna Sen calls it shameful, daughter Konkona Sen Sharma says she is fed up with CBFC

While talking about Lipstick Under My Burkha, Konkona Sen Sharma said that the CBFC should just give a certificate, and not ban films at all.

Deepa Mehta, Aparna Sen's films to screen at Womanhood Fest

Movies of filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Aparna Sen, Mira Nair and Raj Kapoor will be screened at 'Womanhood- The battle to be thyself' International Film and Arts Festival.

In 'zeal for unity', Indian, Pakistani filmmakers to bridge divide

In the midst of political controversies between India and Pakistan, six Indian directors including Aparna Sen, Tanuja Chandra and Ketan Mehta and six Pakistani directors are coming together on a common platform.