Always lost in her own world, Roushni Sarkar found refuge in the magical alleys of Bengali literature as a child when everyone else was at play. Life became more adventurous when she was pushed to explore the narratives beyond boundaries while doing her graduation and master's. Now she has ventured into a realm that she had always stayed away from. Watching and reading about films made on native soil now give her so much thrill that she has a movie title for every situation she comes across. At times, she also hears background music when she meets some real-life characters!
Mainak Bhaumik's upcoming film, Ekannoborti, announced by SVF
The light-hearted family drama will star Aparajita Adhya, Sauraseni Maitra and Alokanonda Roy.
Mohanagar trailer: A stark critique of a corrupt system
Directed by Ashfaque Nipun, the eight-episode crime drama stars Mosharraf Karim.
Inside Edge (Season 3) announced by Amazon Prime Video
The sports drama features Vivek Oberoi as a bookie and Richa Chadha as the owner of the fictional T20 cricket team Mumbai Mavericks.
Uttam Kumar: A Life in Cinema by film scholar Sayandeb Chowdhury to be launched next month
The book sheds light on the matinee idol's journey and discusses the relevance of his popular works.
Wanted my web debut to be 'dhamaakedar', says Mouchaak star Monami Ghosh
Ghosh plays the protagonist Mou in the dark comedy of errors directed by Sayantan Ghosal.
Actress Richa Chadha joins campaign to boost vaccination around the world
Backed by international celebrities, the People's Vaccine movement is making a global call to suspend patents on COVID-19 vaccines.
Wanted to explore how people are brainwashed by political leaders in Peyada, says Soumya Roy Choudhury
The short has been appreciated at various film festivals and also emerged as a winner at the Mumbai International Cult Film Festival 2020.
Soumitra Chatterjee biopic Abhijaan to be premiered at London Indian Film Festival
Supriyo Sen’s documentary Swimming Through The Darkness has also been selected for screening at the British festival.
Hoichoi announces cast of upcoming Bangladeshi series Mohanagar
The eight-episode show, which features Mosharraf Karim, Zakia Bari Mamo, Shamol Mawla, Mostafizur Noor Imran and Khairul Basar, will be streamed from 25 June.
Swatilekha Sengupta showered motherly affection on me, says Rituparna Sengupta
The actresses had collaborated in Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy’s Bela Seshe (2015) and the yet-to-be-released Belashuru.
Veteran actress Swatilekha Sengupta dies at 71
The artiste is survived by her husband and daughter Sohini Sengupta, who is one of the most prominent actresses of her generation.
Ladies & Gentlemen trailer: An exploration of gender inequality
The narrative, which highlights issues such as rape culture and the effects of patriarchy, seems to be multi-layered.
Pay-per-view is the model of the future, says MovieSaints CEO Priyadarshi Rishiraj
MovieSaints founder Rishiraj talks about the genesis of the platform which powers the New York Indian Film Festival and discusses its goals and business model.
Parboni from Paap is unlike any other character I have played, says Puja Banerjee
Had to give a restrained act and avoid overstepping the thin line of overdoing it to make the character convincing, says the actress.
Buddhadeb Dasgupta evolved his own style, did not follow any legacy, says Anjan Dutt
Dasgupta had first spotted Dutt in Bengali theatre and was to have launched him in cinema, but a funding problem delayed the project Grihajuddha (1982).
Mondo Meyer Upakhyan helped me evolve as an actress, says Rituparna Sengupta
The actress, who played a prostitute in Buddhadeb Dasgupta's masterpiece, shares the life-changing experience of working in the film.
Goutam Ghose, Sreelekha Mitra, Chandan Roy Sanyal hail genius, virtuosity of Buddhadeb Dasgupta
The celebrated director, who was 77 years old, died in his sleep on Thursday morning.
Veteran filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77
The prolific National award-winning director had been suffering from kidney-related ailments and was undergoing dialysis.
Mouchaak trailer: Sensational protagonist turns murderer in this dark comedy of errors
Mir Afsar Ali’s lively narration introduces the characters and tells the viewer what to expect from the series.
Monami Ghosh set to make web-series debut with Mouchaak on Hoichoi
Directed by Sayantan Ghosal, the dark comedy features the actress as Mou, queen bee of a housing colony, who has legions of admirers.