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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.