'Sankhachil' inspired by Ritwik Ghatak's cinema

Gautam Ghosh will portray the angst of the people living near the Indo-Bangladesh border in his latest movie 'Sankhachil'.

Feb 17, 2016, 11:11 AM IST

Student's death: Protests hit NIT Durgapur, President's intervention sought

Protests continued to rock NIT Durgapur in West Bengal on Thursday as meetings with officials of the Union HRD Ministry failed to dampen the unrest that started after the death of a student allegedly due to negligence and ineptitude of the institute. The agitating students have sought President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention.

Nov 26, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

People will know real side of Netaji through my film: Biswajit

Having made a documentary and a TV serial on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, veteran actor Biswajit Chatterjee will now direct a film based on the life of the freedom fighter.

Feb 01, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

Vidya Balan wants to act in Bengali film opposite Prosenjit

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who considers Kolkata as her second home, is now thinking of acting in a Bengali film with Tollywood superstar Prosenjit.

Jun 28, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan to Prosenjit everyone proves ageing is no taboo: Kaushik Sen

Having worn specs in the upcoming film by a woman director, popular film actor and theatre personality Kaushik Sen today said ageing gracefully is the new fad in showbiz everywhere.

Aug 18, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Prosenjit to play Ashok Kumar`s role in `Khubsoorat` remake

Popular Bengali star is stepping into the shoes of legendary actor Ashok Kumar.

Jul 21, 2013, 18:50 PM IST

`Pran popularised villains in Indian cinema`

Leading Bengali actor Prosenjit Tuesday remarked that the Bollywood legend was the trendsetter for villains in the Indian film industry.

Jul 17, 2013, 09:01 AM IST

Singer Nirmala Mishra, actor Prosenjit honoured

Nirmala Mishra and Bengali cinema superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee were conferred special honours by an FM channel, in recognition to their contribution in the fields of art.

Apr 02, 2013, 08:53 AM IST

Kolkata girl Misti happy to get Subhash Ghai film

Indrani Chakraborty could not believe her luck when she got back-to-back offers of a Subhash Ghai film and a Bengali film starring superstar Prosenjit.

Mar 19, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

Prosenjit to produce short film on old temples of Bengal

After producing its first feature, Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee`s production house will make a short film on old, derelict, and archaeologically rich temples in different parts of Bengal.

Dec 16, 2012, 12:07 PM IST

Bengali superstar Prosenjit starts new innings on small screen

After over three decades in the film industry, Tollywood superstar and `Shanghai` actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is making his debut on the small screen as a host in a Bengali reality show based on understanding among family members.

Jun 20, 2012, 12:55 PM IST

Prosenjit was reluctant to do `Shanghai`

Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, who played Dr. Ahmadi, a social activist, in Dibakar Banerjee`s ‘Shanghai’, says initially he was reluctant to feature in a Hindi movie.

Jun 12, 2012, 16:53 PM IST

Prosenjit to star in political thriller `Jaffna`?

Bengali superstar Prosenjit, who has won accolades for his performance in `Shanghai`, is likely to be cast in Shoojit Sircar`s political thriller `Jaffna`.

Jun 12, 2012, 15:27 PM IST

Prosenjit`s role in `Shanghai` based on Greek politician

Bengali film superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee`s character in `Shanghai` is based on the life of Grigoris Lambrakis, a Greek athlete who was assassinated in 1963 after he turned to political activism.

May 03, 2012, 11:59 AM IST

Shekhar Kapur inspired Prosenjit`s look in `Shanghai`

Prosenjit`s character of the suave and dynamic politician in ‘Shanghai’ is inspired by and modelled upon Shekhar Kapur.

Apr 20, 2012, 12:28 PM IST

I still feel the urge to reinvent myself: Prosenjit

He has been ruling the Bengali film industry for the past 30 years but actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, who is returning to Bollywood with "Shanghai", says he still feels the urge to reinvent himself.

Feb 05, 2012, 12:39 PM IST

Aniruddha readies ‘Aparajita Tumi’ for January release

National Award winning filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Choudhury has turned his focus on Bengali diaspora in San Francisco in his third venture ‘Aparajita Tumi’ with Bengali superstar Prosenjit in the main lead.

Jan 05, 2012, 13:15 PM IST

I can`t do what Big B did in KBC: Prosenjit

Prosenjit got an offer to host the Bengali version of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’.

Mar 06, 2011, 16:58 PM IST

I slept on floor for months for `Moner Manush` role: Prosenjit

Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee says he had shunned a life of luxury for five months during which he slept and ate on the floor to get into the skin of Lalon Fakir`s character in the award-winning film film "Moner Manush".

Dec 04, 2010, 14:02 PM IST