Bengali Film

Raima Sen says she will never stop working in Bengali films

Raima Sen says she will never stop working in Bengali films

Actress Raima Sen, who is doing a balancing act between Bollywood, Tollywood and digital entertainment, says she will continue working in Bengali cinema.

Mar 30, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
Lionel Messi lords over new Bengali film on football

Lionel Messi lords over new Bengali film on football

Director Ringo Banerjee explained that with the film 'Messi' he intended to capture Bengalis' almost instinctive love for football reflected in the game played in every nook and corner of the state - from villages to towns to cities.

Jun 11, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan is all praise for Srijit Mukherji for 'Zulfiqar'

Amitabh Bachchan is all praise for Srijit Mukherji for 'Zulfiqar'

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all praises for Srijit Mukherji's upcoming Bengali crime-drama film titled 'Zulfiqar'.

Sep 08, 2016, 16:32 PM IST
HC refuses interim stay on release of Bengali film based on Sheena case

HC refuses interim stay on release of Bengali film based on Sheena case

The Bombay High Court today refused to grant interim stay on the release of Bengali movie 'Dark Chocolate', which is based on Sheena Bora murder case, and said it has faith in Central Board of Film Certification(CBFC) to analyse everything before approving the film for release.

Apr 07, 2016, 18:07 PM IST
Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' with Mahesh Bhatt has a Punjab connection?

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' with Mahesh Bhatt has a Punjab connection?

The original had Rituparna Sengupta in the lead role.

Feb 12, 2016, 09:17 AM IST
Working with Bong helmers as good as doing Bengali film: Vidya Balan

Working with Bong helmers as good as doing Bengali film: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan would love to star in a Bengali film but the actress, who calls Kolkata her second home, says she has to find the right script for it.

Feb 11, 2016, 15:13 PM IST
Sheena Bora murder case in Bengali film

Sheena Bora murder case in Bengali film

A Bengali film based on the sensational Sheena Bora murder case will hit the screens this February.

Jan 28, 2016, 12:30 PM IST
Bengali film 'Bela Sheshe' completes 200 days at box office

Bengali film 'Bela Sheshe' completes 200 days at box office

Bengali film "Bela Seshe" (At the end of the day), based on the story of an aged divorced couple, today completed 200 days of successful run at the box office.

Nov 17, 2015, 12:53 PM IST
Mahima Chaudhry to star in Bengali film on Sheena Bora case

Mahima Chaudhry to star in Bengali film on Sheena Bora case

Mahima Chaudhary has been selected for playing a role in the movie 'Dark Chocolate' which is based on the Sheena Bora murder mystery 

Oct 10, 2015, 08:54 AM IST
Mother didn't allow me to watch commercial Hindi, Bengali films: Konkona

Mother didn't allow me to watch commercial Hindi, Bengali films: Konkona

 Critically acclaimed actress Konkona Sen Sharma says her "middle-of-the-road" sensibilities on movies come from the fact that as a child, she was not allowed to watch commercial entertainers either in Hindi or her Bengali.

Aug 01, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

'Anubrato Bhalo Acho' in Queensland film fest

 After its Madrid triumph, Bengali film "Anubrato Bhalo Acho" has been selected officially for India International Film Festival at Queensland this year.

Jul 05, 2015, 12:28 PM IST
Big B lauds Bengali film 'Bela Seshe...'

Big B lauds Bengali film 'Bela Seshe...'

 Hindi film icon Amitabh Bachchan has heaped praise over Bengali film “Bela Seshe: In The Autumn Of My Life" for sketching simple truths of life and relationships on camera.

Jun 28, 2015, 12:43 PM IST
Bengali film to deal with subject of female transgender

Bengali film to deal with subject of female transgender

Renowned magician P C Sorcar's daughter Mumtaz plays the role of a female transgender in an upcoming movie, dealing with the subject for the first time in Bengali films.

May 13, 2015, 10:48 AM IST
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.

Apr 30, 2015, 11:46 AM IST
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).

Apr 29, 2015, 20:09 PM IST

'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.

Dec 14, 2014, 12:52 PM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2014, 13:14 PM IST
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.

Oct 27, 2014, 11:58 AM IST
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.

Sep 16, 2014, 13:58 PM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2014, 08:35 AM IST