Tag: Kaushik Ganguly

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  • Promising flow of new ideas

    Promising flow of new ideas

    After a disastrous experience in 2017, there was some hope of a revival for Bengali cinema in 2018. If the first five months are any indication, the hopes have been, to some extent, belied when just a handful of films have made the grade. Somewhat ironically, this is the month that has brought a few …

    June 2, 2018
  • Lost in contrived entertainment

    Lost in contrived entertainment

    A director who is regarded as a prominent face in Bengal’s off-beat cinema can indulge in the occasional luxury of contrived entertainment. Awards and recognitions have come in a steady stream for Kaushik Ganguly for whom the artistic challenges have obviously been as satisfying as the social and moral perspectives woven into his work. But …

    May 5, 2018
  • Prosenjit happy to push the envelope with ‘Drishtikone’

    Prosenjit happy to push the envelope with ‘Drishtikone’

    In the about-to-release Drishtikone, Bengali cinema’s distinguished actor Prosenjit Chatterjee plays a man who loses his eyesight and then regains it partially. He is happy to push the envelope with such a role. “My character has a chance to regain sight in both his eyes. But he chooses not to. He opts for just one …

    April 25, 2018
  • Three cheers for Cinemawala

    Three cheers for Cinemawala

    Kaushik Ganguly’s Cinemawala produced by Shree Venkatesh Films is in the news again. In the first ever awards to Bengali films and film personalities from the West Bengal Film Journalists’ Association, Cinemawala bagged the Best Film Award, the Best Director Award (in memory of Hiralal Sen), the Best Actor Award (jointly) that went to Paran …

    January 13, 2017
  • Three cheers for Cinemawala

    Three cheers for Cinemawala

    Kaushik Ganguly’s Cinemawala produced by Shree Venkatesh Films is in the news again. In the first ever awards to Bengali films and film personalities from the West Bengal Film Journalists’ Association, Cinemawala bagged the Best Film Award, the Best Director Award (in memory of Hiralal Sen), the Best Actor Award (jointly) that went to Paran …

    January 13, 2017