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Ritwik Ghatak

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East and West Bengal filmmakers come together for restoration of Ray, Sen, Ghatak ancestral homes

The ancestral homes of the three masters of Indian cinema are in a worsening state of decay in parts...

22 Feb 2020 12:47 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Ritwick Ghatak's family objects to BJP's use of clippings from his films

The Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing sought to use clippings from the late filmmaker's a...

26 Dec 2019 13:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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IFFI 2019: Restored versions of Ritwik Ghatak’s Titash Ekti Nadir Naam, Uday Shankar’s Kalpana to be screened

This year marks the 50th edition at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa....

08 Nov 2019 16:30 IST — Our Correspondent

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Ritwik Ghatak, filmmaker who created his own language of cinema – Death anniversary special

From his debut film to his last creation, Ritwik Ghatak remained a thoroughly political filmmaker,...

06 Feb 2019 7:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Supriya Debi's remarkable turn as Ritwik Ghatak's Nita in Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960) – Death anniversary special

The actress said it was not very difficult for her to identify with the tragedy of the film, having...

27 Jan 2019 17:39 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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60 years of Madhumati: The flawless cinematic experience of Bimal Roy's classic

The film, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala, not only enjoyed sweeping commercial success, but...

19 Sep 2018 8:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Ritwik Ghatak's wife Surama dies at 91

She breathed her last at 12.30 am at the MR Bangur Hospital's intensive care unit....

09 May 2018 8:35 IST — IANS

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Satyajit Ray and his equations with contemporary Bengali filmmakers – Birth anniversary special

The great filmmaker, who was born on 2 May 1921, was a man of strong likes and dislikes....

03 May 2018 0:58 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Madhabi Mukherjee explains why Charulata is a crown, not a burden

On her 76th birthday (she was born on 10 February 1942), the legendary Bengali actress recounted her...

21 Feb 2018 18:36 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Ritwick Ghatak and his melodrama of Partition – Death anniversary special

On the director's 42nd death anniversary (he died on 6 February 1976), we see how his style him...

06 Feb 2018 13:36 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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India's oldest cinematographer Ramananda Sengupta dies at 101

Sengupta has worked with legends like French film maker Jean Renoir, Ritwick Ghatak and Mrinal Sen....

24 Aug 2017 12:30 IST — IANS

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I’m continuously discovering stuff about dad: Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki

On Bimal Roy’s 108th birth anniversary (12 July), Rinki Roy Bhattacharya speaks about her book...

12 Jul 2017 12:45 IST — Sonal Pandya

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When Ritwik Ghatak teamed up with Asrani and Subhash Ghai

Known for his incisive depiction of reality, Ritwik Ghatak was far from the glitz of commercial Yet,...

06 Feb 2017 14:59 IST — Shriram Iyengar