Tag: Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay

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  • A tragedy of destiny

    A tragedy of destiny

    Filmmaker Dhananjoy Mandal's Talnabami is a scathing attack on the social system where even close family ties break under unequal situations of economic power.

    September 15, 2018
  • The evolution of Bengali cinema – II

    The evolution of Bengali cinema – II

    The 'offbeat' genre which Ray, Ghatak and Sen pioneered and nourished has not wilted or withered in the last quarter-century, for over 300 feature films have been made in that category since 1992

    August 4, 2018
  • The writer who really mattered

    The writer who really mattered

    Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay is regarded as one of the icons of Bengali fiction but the world outside Bengal may have become acquainted with the writer of Pather Panchali only after Satyajit Ray had turned the literary epic into a cinematic masterpiece. In the same way, screenplay writers have performed largely in the shadow of directors …

    April 14, 2018