Soumitra Chatterjee

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Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

07 Jan 2021

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis has put a halt to almost everything, with top film festivals and various cultural activities facing the brunt of the pandemic.

Film stars who bid adieu this year

25 Dec 2020

Film stars who bid adieu this year

One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

20 Nov 2020

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

Iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85) dies of COVID-19

15 Nov 2020

Iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85) dies of COVID-19

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, part of some of Bengali cinema's finest gems of all time, has passed away at the age of 85.

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

10 Oct 2020

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, best known for immortalizing the fictional character of private investigator Feluda in Satyajit Ray's works, had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, October 6.

If Indian actors (non-Bollywood) were playing 'GoT' characters

24 Apr 2019

If Indian actors (non-Bollywood) were playing 'GoT' characters

The cast of Game of Thrones has some of the distinguished actors. It is honestly impossible to envision anyone else playing their roles.

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.

#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.

Now, Amit Shah says 'censoring' Vande Mataram led to partition

28 Jun 2018

Now, Amit Shah says 'censoring' Vande Mataram led to partition

Taking his despise for Congress further, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said Congress was responsible for India's partition in 1947.

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.

Documentary on Rituparno selected for New York Indian Film Festival

23 Apr 2018

Documentary on Rituparno selected for New York Indian Film Festival

A documentary film by director Sangeeta Datta on the life and works of National Award-winning auteur Rituparno Ghosh has been selected for screening at the New York Indian Film Festival.

Book your tickets as Mumbai hosts Theatre Olympics' last lap

18 Mar 2018

Book your tickets as Mumbai hosts Theatre Olympics' last lap

After touring for 36 days in 17 cities across India, the 8th Theatre Olympics, world's largest theatre fest has arrived to its final stop: Mumbai.