Articles by Roushni
When Prosenjit Chatterjee lived his Jyeshthoputro character in real life
Jyeshthoputro, directed by Kaushik Ganguly, traces the journey of a superstar, who is also the elder son of a family.
Why did Satyajit Ray choose Barun Chanda for Seemabaddha? The veteran actor recalls
On Satyajit Ray’s 27th death anniversary today, a look at a valuable discussion that throws some light on the filmmaker's thoughts behind maintaining certain temperaments in his films, choosing newcomers, interacting with them and making them absorb his own world of creations.
Rukmini Maitra feels acting in 'masala films' is more difficult
In Raja Chanda’s Kidnap, Maitra sets out to unravel a human trafficking racket, but gets kidnapped herself.
Ahaa Re to have two screenings at Indian Film Festival Roma
The festival will be held from 24 to 28 April at Nuovo Cinema Aquila in Italy. It will also screen Hindi films like Bahubali: The Beginning (2015), Udta Punjab (2016), Pink (2016), Hindi Medium (2017), October (2018), Bahubali :The Conclusion (2017) and Kalank (2019).
Veteran actress Sabitri Chatterjee honoured with Hiralal Sen Lifetime Achievement Award by BFTCC
Chatterjee was honoured for her consistent contribution to Bengali cinema and theatre for the last six decades.
Voice of 'Kotoi Rongo Dekhi Duniyay', Amar Pal passes away at 97
A regular artiste at the Akashvani Kolkata, Pal is best known for his rendition of ‘Kotoi Rongo Dekhi Duniyay’ from Satyajit Ray’s Hirak Rajar Deshe (1980).
My stories reflect a part of me: Meal director Abhiroop Basu
An alumnus of Prague Film School, Abhiroop Basu elaborated on the design of the technical aspects of the film and shared his experience of working with the experienced Adil Hussain and the newcomer Avishek Jain.
We had to make the film entertaining despite its realistic content: Dev Adhikari on Kidnap
Dev, as he is popularly called in the industry, thanked Surinder Singh for producing the film that has been originally conceived by Raja Chanda and dialogue writer NK Salil.
Konttho trailer: Portrays anguish of helpless voice artiste, but also gives away much of the film
The ending of the trailer also provides an explanation for the film's poster featuring Arjun as the iconic Bhooter Raja from Satyajit Ray’s Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969).
Tried to depict dark world of women trafficking through Kidnap: Dialogue writer NK Salil
Elaborating on the genesis of the story of Kidnap, Salil said director Raja Chanda called him up at midnight once, expressing his wish to make a film on women trafficking.
Prosenjit Chatterjee reveals how Rituparno Ghosh conceived Jyeshthoputro
The idea of Jyeshthoputro was conceived after his mother’s death, following which Ghosh spent a few days with Chatterjee.
Kidnap teaser has action, glamour and misery all packed in a thriller
The teaser begins with the declaration that the state has topped the charts in human trafficking this year.
It was difficult to portray a common man and an artiste: Rudranil Ghosh on Vinci Da
The actor speaks about the craft of acting, the experience of working with filmmaker Srijit Mukherji, and why stardom doesn't count for much anymore.
Vinci Da review: Engaging, hard to ignore Rudranil and Ritwick's brilliant acts
Director Srijit Mukherji's Vinci Da delivers a mixed experience in terms of expectation, but manages to engage.
Jyesthoputro trailer: Kaushik Ganguly's film has complexities and yearning for love
Jyeshtoputro features Prosenjit Chatterjee and Ritwick Chakraborty in the same frame for the first time.
Kaushik Ganguly hopes Jyeshtoputro will make the audience more sensitive toward their siblings
The film on the complex relationship between two brothers, stars Prosenjit Chatterjee, Ritwick Chakraborty, Sudipta Chakraborty and Gargi Roy Chowdhury.
Supreme Court directs West Bengal govt to pay Rs20 lakh to Bhobishyoter Bhoot producers
The film was re-released on 5 April and has been running successfully with various houseful shows in and outside Kolkata.
Konttho song 'Shobai Chup': Subhankar Bhar's picturesque visuals blend perfectly with Dipangshu Acharya's evocative lyrics
Composed by Prasen, the soft number has been rendered by Sahana Bajpaie in her signature style.
Was quite nervous about stammering: Sohini Sarkar on her character in Vinci Da
Actress Sohini Sarkar said that more than the screen time of her character, she was attracted to its graph in the film directed by Srijit Mukherji.
Meal review: An effectively crafted visual narrative to disturb the audience
The short film, featuring Ratnabali Bhattacharjee and Adil Hussain, achieves its goal as it manages to convey the narrative without any dialogue, only through visual depictions.