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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Satarupa Basu


Bony movie review: Parambrata Chatterjee, Koel Mullick star in a superficial sci-fi thriller
Thu, Oct 14, 2021

Bony movie review: A science-fiction thriller is being attempted after a long time in Bengali cinema but a weak and disjointed script let the film down.

Shororipu 2 Jotugriho movie review: Chiranjeet Chakraborty, Saswata Chatterjee deliver a gripping murder mystery
Mon, Oct 11, 2021

Shororipu 2 Jotugriho movie review: A classic whodunnit, the film revolves around the murder investigation of a womanising music director.

Golondaaj movie review: Dev delivers a powerful film on father of Indian football
Mon, Oct 11, 2021

Golondaaj movie review: The highlight of the Dhrubo Bannerjee directorial is actor Dev, who manages to hold the story together and delivers a strong performance.

Durga Puja: Tollywood actors Tuhina Das, Saheb Bhattacharya give festive fashion goals
Sat, Oct 09, 2021

The actors featured in fusion attire designed by Abhishek Dutta

People rarely applaud a comic actor: Ankush Hazra
Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Ankush Hazra has a streak of comedy in him, which sets him apart from the usual commercial Tollywood hero.

Theatres shut down, mounting losses: How Bengali film industry lost the battle during pandemic
Fri, Sep 10, 2021

The Bengali film industry is reeling from the pandemic. While streaming services emerged as saviours elsewhere, even that revolution seems to have largely passed by Tollywood.

Eshika Dey to play Ranu Mondal in biopic: Director says actors refused role as ‘they found it insulting’
Tue, Sep 07, 2021

Ranu Mondal's life changed when a video of her singing went viral on social media, and she was even compared to Lata Mangeshkar.

Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani: ‘To work with Karan Johar has been on my bucket list,’ says Tota Roy Choudhary
Tue, Sep 07, 2021

Tota Roy Choudhary is no stranger to Bollywood and has worked with prominent directors, including Sujoy Ghosh for Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh, Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar and Pradeep Sarkar's Helicopter Eela.

Music is the only way to heal the world: Kailash Kher
Sun, Aug 29, 2021

Kailash Kher shares how music is important in times of turmoil.

Binisutoy director Atanu Ghosh: There is no story without relationships
Sat, Aug 21, 2021

"Across the world, all films revolve around relationships. I want to delve deep within the recesses of one’s mind and examine the process. I don’t want to do a shabby or superficial job out of it."

Binisutoy movie review: Atanu Ghosh’s film targets the loneliness within
Fri, Aug 20, 2021

Binisutoy movie review: Atanu Ghosh’s film Binisutoy deals with the void people face in their busy urban lives and the toll it takes.

Mukhosh movie review: A tight, pacy thriller that keeps you invested
Thu, Aug 19, 2021

Mukhosh movie review: Birsa Dasgupta’s film, which translates to ‘The Mask’ in Bengali, explores the concepts of appearance versus intent, truth versus lies.

Mukhosh explores colonial Kolkata that is murky and decaying: Birsa Dasgupta 
Thu, Aug 19, 2021

Bengali director Birsa Dasgupta holds forth on his new film ‘Mukhosh’ and what attracted him to a story about a seral killer.

Arindam Sil on Mahasweta Devi film Mahananda: I wanted to create something that will inspire the next generation
Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Gargi Roychowdhury plays Mahasweta Devi in the Arindam Sil directorial Mahananda. The film will have its Indian premiere at the Kolkata International Film Festival in November 2021.

Why does Bengali cinema shy away from patriotic films?
Sun, Aug 15, 2021

On Independence Day, prominent Bengali filmmakers explain why today’s Tollywood shies away from making patriotic films.