Rinki Roy Bhattacharya’s take on International Women’s Day. “The birth of a daughter was not a source of anxiety during the vedic period, in the post vedic phase, becomes a source of disaster to the father. Thus it was said the birth of a son is bliss incarnate, while the daughter is the root of family misery.” Quoted from Dr Neera Desai & Dr Maitreyi Krishnaraj It is no co incidence that Indian daughters develop low self-worth. Our language sayings abound in ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Eyebrows were raised when Bimal Roy cast the unknown Suchitra Sen opposite Dilip Kumar in Devdas (1955). But if Dilip Kumar was tailor-made for Devdas, the charismatic heroine was born to play Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s tragic heroine, Parvati. Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki Roy Bhattacharya pays tribute to Suchitra Sen. The woman, who stood talking to my mother, did not resemble a glittering film star. She did not have the bright red lips nor did she wear tons of ornaments that a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The 13th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival honoured several women documentary filmmakers recently. Noted director Bimal Roy's daughter and documentary filmmaker Rinki Roy Bhattacharya writes. Documentary filmmaking is born out of deep conviction and passion, and not for commercial gain or greed.But the road leading to it is strewn with thorns and many hardships and endless struggle to raise funds.So we celebrated when the Mumbai International Film Festival started nearly ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Suchitra Sen: 1900-2014 Age cannot wither her nor custom stale her infinite variety.'--Shakespeare (Antony and Cleopatra). The pictures have faded with time but the woman who looks out from them is frozen in a black-and-white era-- ethereal and ...Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago Mahanayika Suchitra Sen no more Times of India, 1 month ago
MUMBAI: With only seven films to her credit, she cast a magical spell on Hindi cinema. Film aficionados on Friday fondly remembered Suchitra Sen, the prima donna of Bengali cinema who passed away in Kolkata following cardiac arrest. Sen was 83. ...Times of India, 1 month ago 'Suchitra Sen came like a whiff of fresh air to Mumbai' Times of India, 1 month ago
'Suddenly, a deafening silence surrounds us. Broken occasionally by the sighs of those who admired this consummate actor, this splendid human being, and trying to grapple with the impermanence of mortal life' Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, legendary filmmaker Bimal Roy's eldest daughter, celebrates Farouque Shaikh's life. This is no obituary. On the contrary, it is the celebration of an actor who decided to take an exit call long before his cue. I cannot say with certainty that Farouque Shaikh was a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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