January 30, 2023 5:43 pm
Once known for producing great cinema, the Bangla industry is now trapped in mediocrity, relying on formulaic content
November 23, 2022 10:59 am
Videos from Aindrila Sharma's funeral showed her devoted boyfriend Sabyasachi Chowdhury in a distraught state.
July 07, 2022 7:51 pm
Tarun Majumdar's films tapped into the everyday yearnings of people in Bengal. But his craft slipped in the 1980s
July 07, 2022 8:41 am
Shoma A Chatterji writes: His films narrated the lives, struggles, failures and successes of ordinary men, women and children, enriched with beautiful songs and music, mainly drawn from the creations of Rabindranath Tagore.
July 06, 2022 7:26 am
Tarun Majumdar began his filmmaking career as part of a directorial collective called Yatrik, which he formed with Dilip and Sachin Mukherjee.
December 16, 2021 10:28 am
While 2021 saw Bangladeshi parallel cinema having a moment in the sun, the country’s films and filmmakers have a long history of leading from the front
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.
November 23, 2020 1:40 pm
A director remembers the miracle worker late Soumitra Chatterjee, who epitomised the best in Bengali cinema
December 27, 2015 4:43 pm
In stark contrast to expectations, the audience opted for films which were derived from literary works and kept to the basics instead of formula films.
April 18, 2015 12:00 am
A book on the life of Dhirendranath Ganguly chronicles the filmmaker’s contribution to Bengali cinema .