ritwik ghatak

Charming, pure, ‘Barfi!’ a modern masterpiece (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)

September 14th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Barfi"; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana d'Cruz; Director: Anurag Basu; Rating: ****Silences seldom spoke so eloquently. It's been a while since we saw a film that set style ... Read more...

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New directors, new ideas power Bengali cinema’s resurgence

February 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) A potent mix of sleek production, inspiration from literary works, sex and high quality music are behind a resurgent commercial Bengali cinema, which is again giving ... Read more...

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Book fair to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema

January 7th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) India's big screen will meet the fine print at the capital's 20th World Book Fair, the biggest carnival of books in the Afro-Asian region, when ... Read more...

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Film Mart launched at Kolkata fest to lure bigger market

November 11th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) A Film Mart was inaugurated Friday at the 17th Kolkata Film Festival in an endeavour to create a platform for the Bengali film industry to showcase ... Read more...

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Locarno-Open Doors to highlight Indian films

July 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno, July 18 (IANS) The 64th Locarno Film Festival puts the spotlight on India this year and an interesting bouquet of films including Raj Kapoor's "Aag", Shyam Benegal's "Manthan" and ... Read more...

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The art of politics: Street dramas add colour to polls

May 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Political campaigning in West Bengal is getting an artistic touch with street plays and dance dramas being held at election rallies and cine stars also ... Read more...

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Bengali Actress Gita Dey And Singer Pintu Bhattacharya Died On Monday

January 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bengali entertainment industry has lost two important artists on Monday. Actress Gita Dey took her last breath at a private hospital in Kolkata at the age of 79 years. As ... Read more...

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Bengali actress Gita Dey dead

January 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Gita Dey, who came up with stellar performances in Bengali films directed by Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, died in a private hospital here Monday following prolonged ... Read more...

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I’d not want young to wear jeans: Subhash Ghai

November 25th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, once the showman of Bollywood, now says he wants youngsters to shun Western Culture and avoid jeans."I would not want the younger generation ... Read more...

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‘Ritwik Ghatak’s protagonist still exists in modern-day woman’

November 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) The rigours of partition and its effects on modern-day women are the central issues in the documentary "Beyond Borders" that also commemorates 50 years of Ritwik Ghatak's masterpiece ... Read more...

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Paoli Dam Talks About Her Dream Role

October 20th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): You might remember Paoli Dam for her wonderful performance in 'Shob Charitro Kalponik' opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee. The actress has worked in a bevy of art-house and ... Read more...

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Sleek, urban films won’t save Bengali film industry

September 7th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) When a new breed of sleek and technically sound Bengali movies such as "Anuranan" and "Dwanda" made its way into the theatres in the land ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan conferred with Malaysian title Datuk

December 6th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melaka (Malaysia), Dec 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Saturday became the first foreign actor to be conferred the title of Datuk, akin to a British knighthood, at a special ceremony ... Read more...

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140 films, 45 countries to participate in MAMI film fest

February 23rd, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) As many as 140 films from 45 countries, a special short film segment and a retrospective of Ritwik Ghatak's works - the upcoming edition of Mumbai Academy of ... Read more...

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