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!
Jhora Palok, starring Bratya Basu and Jaya Ahsan, to be released in theatres on 17 June
Directed by Sayantan Mukherjee, the film is based on Bengali poet Jibanananda Das's semi- autobiographical novel Mallyaban.
Pavel's next film, Parijayee, to star in Oindrila Sen as a YouTuber
The film will also feature Ankush Hazra, Anirban Chakrabarti, Mishka Halim, Anindya Chatterjee and Biswarup Biswas in crucial roles
Rajpal Yadav-, Rubina Dilaik-starrer Ardh to be premiered on Zee5 on 10 June
Helmed by composer-turned-director Palaash Muchhal, the film tells the story of a struggling actor in Mumbai.
Hridpindo review: Another love triangle tale with a ludicrous premise
Directed by Shieladitya Moulik, the film, which is packed with ludicrous moments, is a letdown.
Cutting Chai is very close to my heart, says director Nupur Asthana
The short, which stars Arshad Warsi and Chitrangda Singh, is part of the Amazon Prime Video anthology series Modern Love Mumbai.
Srijit Mukherji announces web-series Padatik, a tribute to Mrinal Sen
Mukherji's is the third tribute planned to commemorate the great filmmaker's centenary next year.
Aparajito review: Jeetu Kamal steals the show in this epic tribute to Satyajit Ray
Directed by Anik Dutta, the film is talky initially but thrills you with its visuals in the second half.
Tirandaj Shabor trailer: This murder mystery looks placid
Directed by Arindam Sil, Tirandaj Shabor willl see Saswata Chatterjee reprise his role of police detective Shabor Dasgupta.
Kaushik Ganguly, Anindita Bose, Shaheb Bhattacharjee, Tasnia Farin to star in Atyanu Ghosh's Aaro Ek Prithibi
Set in London, the film revolves around four individuals, who are on a quest for a peaceful abode.
Bhoy Peo Na trailer: Conflict with mother-in-law takes a spooky turn
Ayan Dey's directorial debut horror thriller stars Srabanti Chatterjee and Om Sahani.
'Mon Kyamoner Jonmodin' has brought my work recognition, says composer Ranajoy Bhattacharjee
Sung by Mekhla Dasgupta, the viral tune will be heard in Shieladitya Moulik's upcoming film Hridpindo.
Mini review: Poor writing fails this tale of friendship between a girl and her aunt
Directed by Mainak Bhaumik, the film focuses more on frivolous entertainment than on sincerely addressing the issue of good parenting.
Kolkata'r Harry review: Far from a light-hearted children's film
Directed by Rajdeep Ghosh, the film has crammed in too many life lessons and melodramatic moments for a child's viewing experience.
Srijit Mukherji's X=Prem to be released in theatres on 3 June
Starring Arjun Chakraborty, Madhurima Basak, Shruti Das and Anindya Sengupta, the film is a romantic tale in which technology plays a crucial role.
Bipuljit Basu's documentary Redlight To Limelight selected for Sheffield DocFest's MeetMarket
The film is about a group of sex workers who formed CAM-ON, a film production house, in the Kalighat red-light area in Kolkata.
The challenges women face make them far more complex and interesting, says Mainak Bhaumik
Bhaumik's film Mini, a 'modern-day, non-chauvinistic take on Kabuliwala', starring Mimi Chakraborty and Ayanna Chatterjee, is set for release on 6 May.
Escaype Live director Siddharth Kumar Tewary has got an eye for detail: Jaaved Jaaferi
The actor plays the CEO of the titular social media app in this Disney+ Hotstar tech thriller.
Arifin Shuvoo's look in Shyam Benegal's Mujib: The Making of a Nation revealed
The epic film depicts how the leader emerged as the founding father of Bangladesh.
Hoichoi announces Srijit Mukherji's upcoming web-series Feludar Goyendagiri
Starring Tota Roy Chowdhury as the Bengali detective, the series is based on Satyajit Ray's story Darjeeling Jomjomat.
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Manikbabur Megh, Adieu Godard, Jhilli win at 27th Kolkata International Film Festival
Dedicated to the centenary year of Satyajit Ray, the film festival was held from 25 April to 1 May in a physical format.