Soumitra Chatterjee: News

19 Oct 2023

Bengali Cinema

Durga Puja film songs you must have on your playlist

Durga Puja, the biggest and the most celebrated festival for the Bengalis, is about homecoming, cultural revelry, and mostly about celebrating the much-awaited reunion of friends and family as Maa Durga visits her home.

18 Oct 2023

Bengali Cinema

Bengali films that capture the essence of Durga Puja 

For Bengalis, Durga Puja is so much more than just a puja. It's about homecoming, pandal hopping, feasting, and above all, celebrating the much-awaited reunion of friends and family as Maa Durga visits her home with her children for 10 days.

07 Jul 2023


Kharaj Mukhopadhyay's birthday special: His nuanced roles you can't miss

Kharaj Mukhopadhyay, one of the most renowned Bengali actors, turned 60 on Friday (July 7).

09 May 2022

Satyajit Ray

Rabindra Jayanti special: 5 Rabindranath Tagore's novels made into films

There cannot be a second Rabindranath Tagore.

02 May 2022

Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's birth-anniversary, know how he discovered Sharmila Tagore

Legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray is known for his multi-faceted talent and his evergreen creations.

15 Sep 2021

Shoojit Sircar

Shoojit Sircar's 'Deep6' to premiere at 26th BIFF

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's production Deep6, featuring actors Tillotama Shome and Chandan Roy Sanyal, will have its world premiere at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).

22 May 2021

Bengali Cinema

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

30 Dec 2018

West Bengal

#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.

26 Jun 2018

Ali Fazal

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.

23 Apr 2018

New York City

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.

18 Mar 2018

South Korea

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.