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Mar 18, 2018
Agantuk: Through Utpal Dutt's character, Satyajit Ray articulated his views on civilisation's illusory natureIt is said that after the final shot of Agantuk, Satyajit Ray announced – ‘That’s it. I don’t have anything more to say.’ A few months later, he passed away in a nursing home in Kolkata | #FirstCulture
Mar 11, 2018
Apur Sansar: Satyajit Ray's famed Apu Trilogy ends with a fascinating study of love and lossApur Sansar marks the debut of both Soumitra Chattopadhyay and Sharmila Tagore, as Apu and Aparna respectively, both of whom went on to appear in a number of films by Satyajit Ray
Feb 24, 2018
Asche Abar Shabor movie review: A protagonist like Detective Shabor Dasgupta deserves betterAsche Abar Shabor (Here Comes Shabor Again) is the third film in his Detective Shabor series, and while the effort to bring the character to screen is quite commendable, the film itself is let down by poor writing, a ridiculously slow pace, dull characters and what has come to be known as the curse of the second half.
Feb 19, 2018
Charulata: Satyajit Ray's brilliant re-telling of Tagore's classic story of a lonely young wifeWhen asked by interviewers which was his personal favourite among all the films he had made in his 40-year long career, Satyajit Ray always said, 'Charulata' (The Lonely Wife) — based on Rabindranath Tagore's short story | #FirstCulture
Jan 27, 2018
Remembering the incomparable Supriya Devi: Bengali cinema has lost one of its finest starsThrough her roles, Supriya Chowdhury brought a fresh breath of air into the world of Bengali cinema. Although she played a wide range of characters, they were inevitably strong ones, ones that refused to play second fiddle to the hero.
Jan 20, 2018
Jonaki: Aditya Vikram Sengupta's lovely ode to his late grandmother, will premiere at 47th International Film Festival RotterdamSengupta's Jonaki goes down the memory lane of his grandmother, played by Lolita Chatterjee, as she remembers her association with her loved ones.
Jan 07, 2018
Ashani Sanket: Satyajit Ray's study of Bengal's great famine, and vulnerability of human spiritBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s tragic tale set in the backdrop of the notorious 1943 man-made famine of Bengal became Satyajit Ray's Ashani Sanket
Jan 04, 2018
Arijit Singh to direct, co-write Bengali film Simple Notes based on mass migration from BangladeshArijit Singh claims that this will be his first and last directorial as it's a film that he has made for himself.
Jan 03, 2018
Mayurakshi movie review: This Prosenjit Chatterjee starrer could have been a great film but leaves you wanting moreMayurakshi could have been a great film, had it not been for the indulgence that the writer-director allows himself. It left me wanting for more, and not in the positive sense of the term.
Dec 31, 2017
Amazon Obhijaan movie review: This is not the expedition we signed up forAmazon Obhijaan is nothing more than a brash and bold attempt to create something different, and I’m afraid it simply falls flat on its face.