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How Asit Sen transformed his realistic drama Deep Jweley Jai (1959) into the romantic tragedy Khamoshi (1969)
The Bengali original delivered a compact storyline with extraordinary performances, while the Hindi version, released 10 years later on 25 April, catered more to the melancholia of romanticism, with a towering performance by Waheeda Rehman.
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Asit Sen, creative artiste par excellence
Asit Sen, who was born on this day (24 September) in 1922 in Dhaka, was one of the early filmmakers in Bengali and Hindi to use strong female characters even though the stories were rooted in the prevailing patriarchy of the times.