Articles about Mrinal Sen

Mrinal Sen's Hindi short film posted by son on YouTube

22 Jul 2021

Mrinal Sen's Hindi short film posted by son on YouTube

Kunal Sen, son of acclaimed director Mrinal Sen, has decided to post on YouTube one of the 12 short films made by his father as part of a Doordarshan series telecast in the late 1980s.

Amitabh Bachchan may soon guide you on Google Maps

10 Jun 2020

Amitabh Bachchan may soon guide you on Google Maps

You may soon be traveling with Amitabh Bachchan, or at least his iconic voice.

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

08 Mar 2019

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

30 Dec 2018

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

'Ek doctor ki maut' writer Ramapada Chowdhury dies at 95

29 Jul 2018

'Ek doctor ki maut' writer Ramapada Chowdhury dies at 95

Acclaimed Bengali writer Ramapada Chowdhury, whose story "Abhimanyu" was made into a Hindi movie "Ek doctor ki maut", has died at a Kolkata hospital today, his family said.

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

26 Jun 2018

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

In a continued push for diversity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a record number of 928 film personalities from 59 different countries to be its members.

India at Cannes: Despite media attention, have we succeeded?

25 May 2017

India at Cannes: Despite media attention, have we succeeded?

The Cannes Film Festival entered its 70th anniversary this year. As usual, national media houses gushed over "mind-blowing" pictures of Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.