Sushmita Sen makes her dad proud, once again
Sushmita Sen makes her dad proud, once again

Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen has once again made her father proud and this time by acting in a Bengali film. "It was my father's big dream that I do a Bengali film. It is a big moment for him," Sen, whose debut Bengali film "Nirbaak" (Speechless) releases this Friday, said.

Salvador Dali painting inspires Sriji's film `Nirbaak`
Salvador Dali painting inspires Sriji's film `Nirbaak`

 One of the works of Spanish painter Salvador Dali has inspired National Award winning director Srijit Mukherji to make his next Bengali film 'Nirbaak' (Speech-less).

'Hope Feluda series brings back audiences to Bengali films'

 In the wake of dwindling audiences for Bengali movies, filmmaker Sandip Ray banked on big screen adaptation of master storyteller Satyajit Ray's Feluda novels to bring back audiences to the regional cinema.

Bengali film makes the cut for Hanoi film festival

Director Partha Sen's 'Anubrata Bhalo Achho', an independent film starring acclaimed actor of Shabdo Ritwik Chakraborty and Swastika Mukherjee, has been selected for the Hanoi International Film Festival.

First Bengali film casting LGBT community awaits release
First Bengali film casting LGBT community awaits release

For the first time in a Bengali film, members of the LGBT community in West Bengal and Bangladesh have been cast in lead roles.

24 dogs in Bengali film "Pati Parameswar"
24 dogs in Bengali film "Pati Parameswar"

There are 24 of them striking various poses as the camera hovers above them. No, they are not beautiful models, but a pack of 24 dogs shooting for a Bengali film.

Bengali film `Jaatishwar` in race for India`s Oscar entry

After bagging four National Awards this year, Bengali film "Jaatishwar" is set to compete with eight other films for India`s official entry at the Oscars.

MMS clip on school girl made a film now

A real life MMS scandal changing the life course of a girl now surfaces on celluloid in a mainstream Bengali genre film.

Filmfare` award winner `Phoring` makes it to LA film fest

Bengali film `Phoring`, which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films.

Won`t let my family name down: Meera Chopra

Her cousins Priyanka and Parineeti are really doing well in the Hindi filmdom, and Meera Chopra, ready to enter Bollywood, vows not to let her family name down.

Jumped from 34th floor at Vatican: Koel Mallick

In the first ever stunt scene by a top heroin without a body-double in a Bengali film, actor Koel Mallick still relives that eerie feeling to jump and hang from the 34th floor in `Rangbaaz`.

Aman Verma to be seen in Bengali film soon

Aman Verma will be seen in Partho Ghosh`s Bengali movie ‘Hashi Kannar Iti Kotha’.

O`Henry to play muse in a Bengali film

Celebrated American writer O` Henry is set to be the central character of a Bengali film with whom a budding woman author falls in love.

Zarina Wahab to star in a Bengali film

Bollywood actress Zarina Wahab, who was last seen in Hrithik Roshan starrer "Agneepath", is all set to star in a Bengali film that will talk about the still existing brothels in northern part of the city.

Yet another youth-centric film to hit Bengali screens

With youth-centric urban films becoming the flavour of new age Bengali cinema, director-duo Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha has come out with a new film which seeks to explore issues affecting today`s young people.

Punjab varsity steps into moviemaking, produces Bengali film

A technical varsity of Punjab, known for its distance education programme, has forayed into filmmaking and co-produced Bengali film ‘Darling’.

Padmapriya to start innings in Bengali films

Padmapriya Janakiraman is all set to start her innings in Bengal with `Aparajita Tumi` by director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury.

Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha to star in Hindi remake of Bengali film

Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt and Bipasha Basu will star in the Hindi version of an upcoming Bengali wildlife thriller film.

Bengali film by Lankan director gets Cannes call

Chhatrak (Mushroom), a Bengali film by Sri Lankan director Vimukthi Jayasundara has been selected for the upcoming Cannes Film Festival`s Directors` Fortnight section.

Deepti Naval turns Bengali film into Hindi

Deepti Naval has just created history. She managed to turn a Bengali film into Hindi!