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!
Director duo Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha begin shooting Angshuman MBA
The romantic comedy will star Soham Chakraborty and Koushani Mukherjee.
Arjunn Dutta's Abyakto to be streamed on Eros Now from 29 June
Starring Arpita Chatterjee, Adil Hussain and Anubhav Kanjilal, the film is centred on a complex mother-son relationship.
Forensic review: This crime drama needed better writing
Directed by Vishal Furia, the Hindi remake of Akhil Paul's Malayalam movie Forensic (2020) has the motif of childhood trauma recurring throughout, without exploring the characters in depth.
Aay Khuku Aay review: A melodramatic tale of a father and daughter's struggle with poverty
Actress Ditipriya Roy and Indranil Mukherjee’s cinematography shine in this outdated film by Souvik Kundu.
Saba Qamar-starrer Baaghi to be available on Zindagi's DTH services from 28 June
Directed by Farooq Rind, the Pakistani series is based on the honour killing of the late internet sensation Fauzia Batool aka Qandeel Baloch.
Characters are bigger than actors, says Pankaj Tripathi
The artiste plays a selfless village headman in Srijit Mukherji's recently released satire Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga.
Anjan Kanjilal's Sahobashe to be released in theatres on 22 July
Starring Ishaa Saha and Anubhav Kanjilal, the film is about two flatmates who fall in love with each other.
Prapti review: A poetic and poignant celebration of love
Director Anuraag Pati's film, which has been wonderfully shot by Saurav Banerjee, is based on a story by Buddhadeb Guha.
Pankaj Tripathi's contributions lent authenticity to Sherdil, says Srijit Mukherji
Set to be released on 24 June in theatres, Mukherji's second Hindi feature film also stars Neeraj Kabi and Sayani Gupta.
Is It Too Much To Ask? review: Trans women's hunt for a house turns into a quest for acceptance
Directed by Leena Manimekalai, the film raises several existential questions while exposing patriarchal and feudalistic mindsets.
Veteran director Tarun Majumder in critical condition
The 91-year-old has been suffering from chest, kidney and heart-related ailments.
Aritra Sen's Ghore Pherar Gaan to have world premiere at London Indian Film Festival
A story on how music brings passionate souls closer, the film will star Parambrata Chatterjee and Ishaa Saha for the first time together.
No longer wish to be associated with Shieladitya Moulik's Cheena Badam: Yash Dasgupta
The film has been produced by Jarek Entertainment, which is co-owned by Dasgupta's co-star in the film Ena Saha.
Rudrabinar Obhishaap (Season 2) trailer: A cursed Rudra veena sparks a dangerous rivalry
Starring Vikram Chatterjee, Rupsa Chatterjee, Sourav Das and Ditipriya Roy, the show will be streamed on Hoichoi from 1 July.
Hatyapuri has made my dream of playing Feluda come true, says actor Indraneil Sengupta
Directed by Sandip Ray, the murder mystery features Ayush Das and Abhijit Guha as Feluda's sidekicks Topse and Jatayu respectively.
Abhiroop Basu's Laali, starring Pankaj Tripathi, now available on Disney+ Hotstar
Made in 2018, the short film had its world premiere at the Dharamshala International Film Festival in 2021.
Iskabon review: Elements of romance and betrayal lend this political film mass appeal
Helmed by first-time director Mandip Saha, Iskabon unfolds in the context of Maoist politics and ends up with a classical take on personal and political rivalry.
Kuler Achaar song 'Bhul Koreche Bhul': A melody tinged with romance and melancholy
Written and composed by Prasen and Mainak Mazoomdar, the tune features vocals by Mahtim Shakib and Madhubanti Bagchi.
Hatyapuri is one of my favourite Feluda stories, says director Sandip Ray
Hatyapuri stars Indraneil Sengupta as Feluda, while Ayush Das and Abhijit Guha will feature in the roles of Topse and Jatayu, respectively.
Titu Ambani trailer: An entertaining story on middle-class aspirations
Directed by Rohit Raj Goyal, the slice-of-life film stars Tushar Pandey and Deepika Singh Goyal.