Articles about Bengali Cinema

Mithun Chakraborty turns 71! Listing some of his wealthiest possessions

16 Jun 2021

Mithun Chakraborty turns 71! Listing some of his wealthiest possessions

The original Disco Dancer, Mithun Chakraborty, is one of the biggest stars in India.

National award-winning director Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77

10 Jun 2021

National award-winning director Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77

Eminent film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at his residence here early on Thursday due to old-age-related ailments, family members said. He was 77.

Rituparno Ghosh's death anniversary: Remembering the rock for queer community

30 May 2021

Rituparno Ghosh's death anniversary: Remembering the rock for queer community

We lost maverick director Rituparno Ghosh on this day in 2013.

Soumitra Chatterjee's biopic 'Abhijaan' to be screened at LIFF 2021

22 May 2021

Soumitra Chatterjee's biopic 'Abhijaan' to be screened at LIFF 2021

Even as the release of Soumitra Chatterjee's biopic Abhijaan has been delayed due to the COVID-19 surge in India, the film has been selected for screening at the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) 2021 edition, Director Parambrata Chatterjee said.

Saswata Chatterjee got goosebumps playing the legendary Uttam Kumar

28 Apr 2021

Saswata Chatterjee got goosebumps playing the legendary Uttam Kumar

Popular Bengali actor Saswata Chatterjee got goosebumps while enacting a scene in an upcoming film where he portrays matinee idol Uttam Kumar holding a trophy at a prestigious film awards ceremony.

Kolkata: 'Basanta Bilap' actor Chinmoy Roy dies at 79

18 Mar 2019

Kolkata: 'Basanta Bilap' actor Chinmoy Roy dies at 79

79-year-old veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy has died, family sources said today.

Will definitely make a Bengali film one day: Shoojit Sircar

23 Feb 2019

Will definitely make a Bengali film one day: Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who has directed several excellent movies like Piku, October, and Vicky Donor, said he is still learning to emulate the works of great Bengali directors and will definitely make a Bengali film one day.

My age group is little tricky, says actor Riddhi Sen

01 Oct 2018

My age group is little tricky, says actor Riddhi Sen

Riddhi Sen, the youngest actor to win National Award, says he is lucky to have been offered different projects as he believes it is tough for artistes his age to find interesting roles.

Durga Puja music video featuring Sourav Ganguly coming up soon

18 Sep 2018

Durga Puja music video featuring Sourav Ganguly coming up soon

A Bengali music video on Durga Puja featuring cricket icon Sourav Ganguly along with popular film actresses will be launched soon.

Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal

06 Sep 2018

Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal

Television actor Payal Chakraborty has been found hanging in a hotel room in Siliguri, North Bengal, under mysterious circumstances, police said.

Kolkata: TV actor arrested for threatening female co-star

08 Jul 2018

Kolkata: TV actor arrested for threatening female co-star

TV actor Sanjay Mukherjee, popular in Kolkata industry as Joy Mukherjee, has been arrested by police from Tollygunge police station area yesterday after actress Sayantika Banerjee lodged a complaint alleging that she was threatened by the actor and her car was stopped in the middle of the road.

Success of contemporary films inspiring Tollywood to experiment with unexplored-subjects

17 Jun 2018

Success of contemporary films inspiring Tollywood to experiment with unexplored-subjects

The success of contemporary Bengali films in the recent times has inspired directors and actors of Tollywood industry to toy with diverse genres and unexplored subjects.

Bengali actress Kanchana Moitra molested, bullied on road

20 Sep 2017

Bengali actress Kanchana Moitra molested, bullied on road

Bengali actress Kanchana Moitra has alleged she was molested and bullied by a group of men when she was returning home from a shoot yesterday night in Kolkata.