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May 25, 2018
Maacher Jhol movie review: With its narrative around food, Abhishek Verma film creates new avenues of communicationWinner of the National Award for 2017 in the Best Animation Film category and an Official Selection at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, 2018, Maacher Jhol is a lovingly brewed short film
May 10, 2018
Veteran Bengali actress Lolita Chatterjee passes away aged 82; Mamata Banerjee tweets condolencesLolita Chatterjee was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after she fell down at her residence and suffered a massive stroke.
May 02, 2018
Remembering Satyajit Ray's best films on his 97th birth anniversary, from the Apu trilogy to Aranyer Din RatriA look at Satyajit Ray's nine most important cinematic masterpieces.
Mar 26, 2018
Bengali film based on inventor of Rosogolla NC Das in works, will release by end of 2018A feature film on the life and times of 'Rosogolla' inventor in Bengal, Nobin Chandra Das, in 19th century Kolkata as the backdrop, is set to hit the screens by this year-end.
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.