Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Aparna Sen


Rahul Bose and his ode to waiting in Antaheen

July 27, 2022 4:52 pm

On Rahul Bose’s 54th birthday, here is a look at the actor's moving performance in Aniruddho Roy Chowdhury's National Award-winning 2009 film Antaheen.

London Indian Film Festival 2022: Aparna Sen, Nandita Das win Icon Awards; Taapsee, Konkona get Outstanding Achievement Award

July 13, 2022 10:06 pm

The awards also included an Outstanding Achievement Award for Taapsee Pannu for her hard-hitting roles, including in the new Anurag Kashyap film Dobaaraa which opened the festival.

Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law joins BJP, Akhilesh says spread of 'Samajwadi ideology'

January 20, 2022 1:26 am

Top BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, met Aparna soon after she had joined the party at the Delhi headquarters.

Dilip Ghosh calls Aparna Sen ‘anti-national’ over BSF remark

November 20, 2021 8:07 am

Aparna Sen allegedly said that Central force is being given more power

What Satyajit Ray asked Aparna Sen after she made 36 Chowringhee Lane

October 24, 2021 9:08 am

For Sen, 75, the Kim Jiseok Award at the recent Busan International Film Festival holds special significance. She talks about being outspoken and why women don’t have to bear the burden of being virtuous all the time

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.


Kagaz Ke Phool to Luck By Chance: 10 Indian films about filmmaking

July 06, 2022 1:15 pm

From Guru Dutt to Zoya Akhtar, Indian film-makers have never shied away from making sumptuous and personal odes to the circus of our film industry. Here are 10 must-see films about film-making.