Rinki Roy Bhattacharya pays tribute to her aunt Sonali Dasgupta, who eloped with filmmaker Roberto Rossellini in 1956, and then made a life in Europe. She deserves to be celebrated. Her name was taboo at home. Even as outsiders claimed to be her imaginary relatives in the media, no one dared protest. Yet, quite often I remember my mother irritably exploding: “You are just like Sonali. Not only do you look alike, you will bring us shame as did she.” My mother’s ominous ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Sonali Dasgupta, the real woman behind the scandal - Times of India, 1 month ago
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The Rossellini affair so overwhelmed Sonali Dasgupta's story that it eclipsed every other facet of her life. But the truth is that decades before Indian crafts became big business in Europe, she set up a successful boutique in Rome in the early '60s ...Times of India, 1 month ago
The passing away of the elegant and always saree-clad Sonali Dasgupta a week ago in Rome turned the focus back to the Nehruvian era The passing away of the elegant and always saree-clad Sonali Dasgupta a week ago in Rome turned the focus back to the Nehruvian ...Economic Times, 1 month ago
When filmmaker Raja Dasgupta learned that his mother Sonali had passed away in Rome early on Saturday, he was overcome by a sense of 'relief'.Times of India, 1 month ago
I cannot quite remember precisely when I first met Sonali Sen Roy, it could be in 1950 or the next year. I was a young lecturer at the Lucknow University; Sonali was still in Santiniketan, pursuing a course probably at Kala Bhavan. Sonali's father, ...Calcutta Telegraph, 4 weeks ago
It was the opening night of the pro-Kabaddi League and franchise owner Abhishek Bachchan not only herded along his family—Pa, Ma and sis Shweta--but also his dosts—SRK and Aamir Khan, Tina and Anil Ambani, Sachin and Anjali Tendulkar with ...Mumbai Mirror, 10 hours ago
Apart from that the central bank will also supply notes and coins of smaller denominators worth Tk 50 billion. BB also planned to open 20 counters in various banks in addition to 27 counters in various banks of divisional cities to ensure ...Bdnews24.com, 4 weeks ago
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