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When Soumitra Chatterjee passed away, actress Aparna Sen lamented that “Bengal’s cultural sky had lost its brightest star”.(HTPhoto)

Soumitra Chatterjee: An extraordinary star rooted in the ordinary

By Shohini Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 05:58 AM IST
He played characters that lived close to our lives. Shyam Benegal had identified this as the actor’s special talent; his ability to become someone recognisable, thereby offering to the audience an extraordinarily intimate level of identification.
“A Plate of White Marble” tells the tale of the ‘new woman’ of an era that just witnessed the independence of a nation.(Amazon)
“A Plate of White Marble” tells the tale of the ‘new woman’ of an era that just witnessed the independence of a nation.(Amazon)

Bengali novel adapted into Aparna Sen film now in English

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 12:44 PM IST
Noted Bengali writer Bani Basu’s 1990 novel “Swet Patharer Thala”, made into an award-winning film starring Aparna Sen, is now available in an English version.
Sanjana Kapoor is a well known theatre artist and even worked in some Bollywood films.
Sanjana Kapoor is a well known theatre artist and even worked in some Bollywood films.

French honour for theatre artiste, Shashi Kapoor’s daughter Sanjana Kapoor

Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 08:21 PM IST
Sanjana Kapoor will be honoured with the ‘Chevalier dans lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) at French embassy.
Anurag Kashyap at a screening for his Netflix series, Sacred Games.
Anurag Kashyap at a screening for his Netflix series, Sacred Games.

Aparna Sen, 28 personalities write open letter in support of Anurag Kashyap: ‘We strongly condemn the threats of violence’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 03:10 PM IST
28 Bengali personalities have written an open letter in support of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who recently quit Twitter after alleging that his family had been threatened with violence.
A delegation comprising(ANI PHOTO)
A delegation comprising(ANI PHOTO)

In Bengal, intellectuals visit trouble-torn Bhatpara; blame both BJP, TMC

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 10:06 PM IST
The delegation that also consisted of actor-director Kaushik Sen and theatre personality Chandan Sen said they will submit deputations to the governor and chief minister of Bengal.
Konkona Sen Sharma made her directorial debut with A Death In The Gunj; Sari, Anavila(Omkar Chitnis)
Konkona Sen Sharma made her directorial debut with A Death In The Gunj; Sari, Anavila(Omkar Chitnis)

“Years ago, somebody turned up at my house in Kolkata asking to marry me!” Konkona Sen Sharma reveals her crazy-fan moment

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 10:57 PM IST
The Lipstick Under My Burkha actor also talks about her mother, her son, and her love for François Truffaut!
Actor Dhritiman Chatterjee plays Professor Shonkhu in a new film based on Satyajit Ray’s character based on a scientist.(Photo: Samir Jana / HT)
Actor Dhritiman Chatterjee plays Professor Shonkhu in a new film based on Satyajit Ray’s character based on a scientist.(Photo: Samir Jana / HT)
Actor Neena Gupta reveals that she once said no to an Aparna Sen film after saying yes to it, and she will always regrets not doing it.
Actor Neena Gupta reveals that she once said no to an Aparna Sen film after saying yes to it, and she will always regrets not doing it.

Neena Gupta: Not been even a year and I’ve already done five films

By Monika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2018 05:45 PM IST
Actor Neena Gupta says that past nine months have been a great experience as she shot for not one but five films back to back. She adds that she doesn’t care whether a role is commercial or artistic and that it has to get her excited.
Actor-filmmaker Aparna Sen, along with other eminent intellectuals and activists, at the protest event against vanishing heritage structures.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)
Actor-filmmaker Aparna Sen, along with other eminent intellectuals and activists, at the protest event against vanishing heritage structures.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)

Celebs, activists frown as Kolkata civic body razes heritage structures

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:47 AM IST
Activists accuse Kolkata Municipal Corporation of degrading listed heritage structures that will enable demolition; state heritage body cites pressure from owners to delist.
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