SHILLONG: In the 1960s, Bengali auteur-director Ritwik Ghatak had catapulted the city into cinematic immortality after he shot several scenes of his magnum opus 'Meghe Dhaka Tara' ('The Cloud-Capped Star') at the heritage TB hospital here. Several ... Times of India, 1 month ago
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Bengali classics, including some directed by Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak, may soon feature on the list of 50 Indian films that will be restored by experts from abroad.Times of India, 1 month ago
What's special about Dekh Tamasha Dekh? It's a socio-political satire set in the 90s and it follows the bizarre consequences a common man has to suffer after an innocuous accident. The release coinciding with the elections was obviously a ...Outlook India, 52 minutes ago
Filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli said that international film festivals went a long way in developing taste for quality films from different parts of the country and other countries. He was speaking after inaugurating the three-day Manipal ...The Hindu, 2 hours ago Sound designer Nihar Ranjan Samal from Odisha won National Film Award Orissadiary.com, 2 days ago Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival IBNLive India News, 1 week ago 'Filmfare' award winner 'Phoring' makes it to LA film fest Business Standard India, 1 week ago
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Presenting history on celluloid is a daunting task. And the difficulty is not merely in terms of physical factors like the costumes, sets or locations but to understand the minds, cultures and circumstances prevalent at that particular point of time ...Meri News, 21 hours ago
For delving deep into the contemporary relevance of iconic filmmakers, hunting down the remnants of yesteryear theatres in Mumbai, investigating the new lease of life given to documentary film makers by the Internet and by looking at film making on ...New Indian Express, 1 day ago
The debate started even before the debaters could take the stage, with an auditorium full of argumentative Indians sparring over the motion: Bengali films of recent times have failed both commercially and intellectually. The occasion was the XXIV ...Calcutta Telegraph, 5 days ago
AM Despite the constant peaks and troughs of his graph, it is the creativity inherent in filmmaking that has kept him addicted, Subhash Ghai tells Shweta Kulkarni. I became part of this industry in 1968, after I finished my course at Film and ...The Freepress Journal, 5 days ago
Home> News > west-bengal-news Bengali films once set a benchmark for both good family dramas and serious cinema. Then for a few decades it faltered, putting off the knowledgeable audience. But now in its new avatar, it is bouncing back again, ...NewKerala.com, 1 week ago
Economic, cultural, social and political historians of the past have said a thing or two on the subject, to which scholars and researchers of the future will doubtless have more to contribute. Together, they will keep reminding us of the fact that ...The Statesman, 1 week ago
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