Goa to host Suchitra Sen film festival

Last Updated: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:56

Panaji: The Entertainment Society of Goa is all set to pay tribute to legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen by hosting a three-day-film festival next week.

Suchitra Sen film festival, which will kickstart from April 11 at Maquinez Palace , will present the classics of the late doe-eyed beauty including `Harano Sur`, `Bombai Ka Babu`, `Aatmiyo Swajan`, `Aandhi`, `Guerrilla` and `Lal Tip`.
Sen, 82, who was also called Bengal`s Greta Garbo, died in Kolkata early this year.
The actress began her career with the Bengali film `Shesh Kothay` in 1952 and is known for her role in Bimal Roy`s `Devdas` (1955) and `Aandhi` (1975).
This film festival is a tribute to the actress, who in 26 years of her career acted in 61 films out of which five were in Hindi.
The screening of the film will be free of cost.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 13:10

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