Tag: Bengali Cinema

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  • A magical evening

    A magical evening

    All Ladies League, Kolkata Chapter organised a truly stimulating and nostalgic session to commemorate the 96th Birth Anniversary of the legendary film maker, Satyajit Ray at the JW Marriott Hotel, Kolkata. Appropriately called the “The Magic of Ray”, the event drew spontaneous and whole hearted participation from not only the members, but also renowned names …

    June 3, 2017
  • Bengali cinema outshines in national awards; Iman Chakraborty celebrates

    Bengali cinema outshines in national awards; Iman Chakraborty celebrates

    Proficient in Rabindrasangeet, singer Iman Chakraborty is busy celebrating as she won a national award for singing the female version of Tumi jaake bhalobasho. The singer started learning music at a very young age and her love for music can be seen in her Facebook profile where she has written “I’m nothing but a musician”. …

    April 10, 2017
  • Softness in a solid core strength

    Softness in a solid core strength

    An actress who is still on the circuit and reconciled to the crazy work schedules of an ongoing production wouldn’t probably want to declare that she is 75 and inclined to survive on inconsequential cameos. There are quite a few who probably need to soldier on with assignments that come their way.  Madhabi Mukherjee is …

    February 17, 2017
  • Treading on fragile ground

    Treading on fragile ground

    Single screen theatres in West Bengal have come down from 700 to 250 today. The monopolistic control over distribution and exhibition makes the release of most films next to impossible. In fact, it is much easier to produce, finance and direct a film, to find actors and technical crew to make the film possible, to …

    February 3, 2017
  • Year-end thrills  not the answer

    Year-end thrills not the answer

    One doesn’t have to research much to realise that 2016 has been quite uninspiring for Bengali cinema.  The year-end rush of detective thrillers may be a desperate effort to reverse the trend. Feluda has a perennial appeal though it is getting increasingly difficult to cast someone with a credible look for the character created by Satyajit …

    December 30, 2016
  • Bright spots amid the gloom

    Bright spots amid the gloom

    Bengali filmmakers appear to be trying everything possible to reverse the miserable trend that has gripped the industry in recent times. The market crunch has made things worse but insiders confess in private that the elimination of projects, which ought not to have been launched in the first place, is not a bad thing after …

    December 3, 2016
  • Bright spots amid the gloom

    Bright spots amid the gloom

    Bengali filmmakers appear to be trying everything possible to reverse the miserable trend that has gripped the industry in recent times. The market crunch has made things worse but insiders confess in private that the elimination of projects, which ought not to have been launched in the first place, is not a bad thing after …

    December 3, 2016