Mrinal Sen

22nd DIFF / ‘Chalchitra Ekhon’ takes centre stage at Dhaka Int’l Film Festival

The Dhaka International Film Festival, in its twenty-second edition, commenced with a grand opening on Saturday. The festival, the largest of its kind in the country, has been abuzz with the presence of both national and international film industry luminaries since day one. This year's lineup boasts an impressive 272 films from 74 countries.

‘Palaan’: Kaushik Ganguly's homage to Mrinal Sen's classic 'Kharij'

Director Kaushik Ganguly has unveiled the trailer for his upcoming film "Palaan", a tribute on the legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen's birth centenary.  "Palaan" not only pays homage to Mrinal Sen but also serves as Ganguly's interpretation of Sen's iconic film "Kharij". 

Death Anniversary / Tagore’s legacy continues to live through film adaptations

The universality of his stories present a challenge for these filmmakers to produce a picture that is equally compelling, credible, and visually appealing.

BSA celebrates 100th birth anniversary of Mrinal Sen

Celebrating Mrinal Sen's centenary birth anniversary, "Mrinal Sen Retrospective" kicked off yesterday, May 14, and will run till May 19. Each day, the celebration will remember the legendary director by screening some of his most noted films.

Mrinal Sen and the spirit of Mrigayaa

Set in 1930s Odisha, this film depicts a tribal village coexisting with tigers and boars.

Mrinal Sen: a look back at excellence

Remembering the pioneer of Indian parallel cinema on his birth centenary

Moviyana to celebrate Mrinal Sen’s birth centenary tomorrow 

The Moviyana Film Society is gearing up to pay homage to the legendary Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen on the occasion of his birth centenary. 

‘Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin’ actor Uttara Baokar passes away

The actor had a spectacular career of nearly five decades. She rose to the limelight after her role in Govind Nihalani’s film “Tamas”.

Mrinal Sen’s 'Chalchitra' : class confrontation that transcends time

Kolkata, its streets, markets and homesteads almost appear as characters in the movie. That cinema is a document of a time is a thought that comes to one’s mind repeatedly while watching the movie.

February 16, 2023
February 16, 2023

Chanchal Chowdhury's latest transformation for 'Padatik'

Clad in a white kurta with a cigarette in hand. With the legendary director's signature glasses on, Chanchal looks like Mrinal Sen in every way

February 14, 2023
February 14, 2023

Five Bangla films that show what love is

This Valentine's Day, grab a cup of tea and your loved one and immerse in the movies suggested below.

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

Mrinal Sen’s ‘Padatik’: Of revolution and change

As the buzz surrounding the upcoming film “Padatik” continues to mount, now is the right time to revisit the original 1973 “Padatik”.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

'A loss to the world'

Mrinal Sen, one of the towering figures of Indian cinema, passed away yesterday morning at his south Kolkata residence. He was suffering from age-related ailments and suffered a heart attack at 10.30am, his family physician said. He was 95.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

In memory of Ritwik Ghatak

Happy Birthday to Ritwik Kumar Ghatak, the man behind the creations like “The Golden Thread”, “The Cloud-Capped Star”, ”Titas Ekti Nodir Naam”.

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