Popular Bengali singer-songwriter Anjan Dutt, who starred in Rituparno Ghosh's ‘Chitrangada’, said though the maestro's films "boldly portrayed" the alternative gender for the first time in Indian cinema, he found his work "dated" and "old-fashioned".
Terming longtime friend-mentor late Rituparno Ghosh and his avant garde director colleague-playwright Suman Mukhopadhyay as `bounceboard` of his creative ideas, ace music director Debojyoti Misra says the never before `Biswabhora Gaan` album with Tagore`s songs could happen because of the duo.
Amid the presence of a galaxy of stars including the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be thrown open with the screening of an unreleased film of the iconic Rituparno Ghosh.
Having passed through the adolescent phase when she became a fifth/sixth standard student, like every other teenager, Phoring actor Sohini Sarkar feels very few director here however took up the univeral issue.
Rituparno Ghosh, the quintessential Bengali film director who passed away a couple of months ago, would have turned 50 on Saturday. The award winning filmmaker was possibly one of the best respected of this era.
Terming `Satyanweshi` `special` as a Rituparno Ghosh swansong, Abir Chatterjee, the other Byomkesh, said there couldn`t have been a better choice than `Kahaani` maker Sujoy Ghosh as the sleuth in Saradindu flick.
Contrary to reports that Sujoy Ghosh will complete Rituparno Ghosh’s ‘Satyanweshi’, the buzz is that the late director`s long-standing cinematographer Aveek Mukhopadhyay would supervise the post-production work.