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'Queen of cabaret' Miss Shefali dies aged 77

Miss Shefali appeared in many films, including Satyajit Ray's Pratidwandi (1970) and Seemabaddha...

08 Feb 2020 6:30 IST — Our Correspondent

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55 years of Jotugriha: This delicate tale of marital breakdown feels contemporary even today

The subject of marital discord has rarely been treated with more finesse in Indian films than in the...

20 Mar 2019 7:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Jisshu Sengupta was scared for the first time while playing Uttam Kumar in Mahalaya

The actor said that he has certain dialogues spoken by Kumar in real life that are bound to move the...

14 Feb 2019 14:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Mahalaya trailer: All except episode of public outrage revealed

The period drama is based on the public outrage that broke out when Birendra Krishna Bhadra was by...

11 Feb 2019 20:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Pinaki Mukherji's Chowringhee (1968) was a faithful and absorbing adaptation of Shankar's novel

Chowringhee was perhaps the biggest multi-starrer among Bengali films in the 1960s and was mostly at...

18 Jan 2019 4:09 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Antony Firingee and his poignant question that haunts us even today

Antony Firingee (1967) will be the opening film at this year's Kolkata International Film which...

09 Nov 2018 22:19 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Mahalaya teaser has the right words, but lacks the reverberating voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra

Based on a true incident, Mahalaya stars Jisshu Sengupta and Subhashish Mukherjee....

09 Oct 2018 12:46 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Bengal's biggest stars and their Saratchandra moments — Birth anniversary special

Last weekend saw the great writer's 142nd birth anniversary (he was born on 15 September the we...

18 Sep 2018 14:38 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Aparna Sen, Paran Bandopadhyay felicitated with Mahanayak Samman

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also gave away the Barsha Shera Chalacchitra Samman on...

25 Jul 2018 23:27 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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From 'flop master general' to 'Nayak', the artistic journey of Uttam Kumar

On the beloved film star's 38th death anniversary (he died on 24 July 1980), we revisit Satyajit...

24 Jul 2018 17:52 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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10 iconic roles of Suchitra Sen – Birth anniversary special

No actress in Bengal has yet scaled the heights of stardom that screen legend Suchitra Sen, born on...

07 Apr 2018 1:11 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Soumik Sen begins shooting for his debut Bengali film Mahalaya

The Bengali film is based on the historical incident of 1976 when Akashvani Kolkata faced the public...

15 Mar 2018 18:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Nothing new in film world flings, says screen veteran Sabitri Chatterjee

The Bengali actress, who was briefly in a live-in relationship with legendary star Uttam Kumar, 80...

21 Feb 2018 19:53 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Valentine's Week special: Top 10 screen couples of Indian cinema

Celebrating the festival of love, we look at some of the enduring silver-screen couples of Indian to...

14 Feb 2018 22:32 IST — The Cinestaan Team

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Uttam and Suchitra explored the many splendours of love – Valentine's Day special

The favourite on-screen couple of the Bengali film industry not only created some memorable romantic...

13 Feb 2018 18:21 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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IFFK 2017: World faces social depression and it reflects in today's films, says Madhabi Mukherjee

The septuagenarian chief guest at the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala speaks of the of at...

09 Dec 2017 15:00 IST — Anita Paikat


Here's why Suchitra Sen's pairing with Uttam Kumar mystified, charmed millions

An actress treasured for her talent and adored for her beauty, Sen made less than a 100 films in a...

06 Apr 2017 15:09 IST — Shriram Iyengar