May 14, 2019 10:42 am
Mrinal Sen was the last of the three iconic Bengali filmmakers of the 20th century along with Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak. On his 96th birth anniversary, Sahapedia.org looks at Sen’s ideology, the politics in his films and why he chose to make movies for the ‘scattered minority audience around the world’.
January 09, 2019 6:19 pm
It is important, even as we mourn Mrinal Sen’s passing, to celebrate his life and the work that he has left for future generations to enjoy. That would be our greatest tribute to him.
December 31, 2018 7:39 am
Sen was always mentioned in the same breath as his two world-famous contemporaries, Ritwik Ghatak and Satyajit Ray, but he was almost always brought up as the third of the troika.
December 31, 2018 2:41 am
To understand Mrinal Sen the man, the political filmmaker, it is important to recognise his collaboration with Gita Sen, agree most of his collaborators and friends and family.
December 31, 2018 2:35 am
A career spanning over six decades (1956-2002), Sen made 27 full-length feature films, 14 short films and four documentaries. Sen made his directorial debut with Raat Bhore in 1955.
December 30, 2018 3:41 pm
Adoor Gopalakrishnan has said that with the death of legendary director Mrinal Sen, the country has lost the last of the trinity of Sen, Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak. Sen died Sunday morning at the age of 95.
December 30, 2018 2:28 pm
Mrinal Sen passed away at the age of 95. Director of films like Ek Din Pratidin, Calcutta 71, Mrigayaa, among others, Sen fused politics with his narrative with enviable ease.
December 30, 2018 7:06 pm
A look at the enduring arc of Mrinal Sen's work and how the man who was known for his plainspeak was also a master at looking inwards.
December 30, 2018 6:12 pm
Mrinal Sen made his directorial debut with the 1955 movie Raat Bhore, and went on to helm films like Bhuvan Shome, Chorus, Calcutta 71, Kharij, Mrigaya and Akaler Sandhane among others.
December 31, 2018 10:46 am
Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday morning due to age-related ailments. The filmmaker was 95. He reportedly died of heart attack at around 10:30 am at his residence in Bhowanipore.
January 04, 2019 8:15 am
Aparna Sen, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sandip Ray, Madhabi Mukherjee and Mamata Shankar among others attended Mrinal Sen’s funeral.
December 31, 2018 8:46 pm
Photo journalist Shashi Ghosh tries to recreate Mrinal Sen’s Kolkata as a tribute to the maestro. The city was an enduring character in many of his movies and very few have captured it like he did.