Best Bengali movies of 2013 – First Quarter!

How are you movie watchers from the land of Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray? I hear, they cut cakes together now-a- days! Celebrated their birthdays recently!  The film industry of this part of the world is seeing some change. Some change for the good. I believe every time I am discussing something with someone from …

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Top five Bengali films -2012

Some of us thought we will not make it to 2013. Some of us were hopeful enough to plan and fabricate new proposals for the fresh year. I was watching movies all the year round. (*Laughs!) For the audience in Bengal who express their happiness and sorrows in a language which is the second sweetest …

Crowning the wish of Chitrangada…

Lets say that one of the most enigmatic directors of the Indian cinema, Rituporno Ghosh started his journey in this particular film, "Chitrangadaa - The crowning wish", from where he left his scripts in his earlier acting venture, "Memories in March". The sensitive notion about sexual preference and choosing one's identity is the subject of this …

Documentary on Tagore by Satyajit Ray

A documentary by Satyajit Ray on life of Ravindranath Tagore (Thakur) - the first non-European Nobel laureate (Literature, 1913). Narrated by Satyajit Ray. Some rare glimpses! To back my last pressed document, "A tribute to Ray...", I would like to post a documentary made by the man himself on Kobi-guru Rabindranath Tagore. His achievements in …