Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee's 'work depicted his brilliance': Rati Agnihotri

Rati had worked in Basu Chatterjee's comedy "Shaukeen" (1982), which also starred Mithun Chakraborty, Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt and AK Hangal. A year later, she worked again with Basu Chatterjee in the comedy, " Pasand Apni Apni", also starring Mithun.

Jun 05, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

India mourns Basu Chatterjee: A list of the legendary filmmaker’s awards and honours

Basu Chatterjee was a pioneer of the seventies movie world. Along with Hrishikesh Mukherjee, he ushered the small-to medium-budget entertainer of the era that highlighted the everyday stories of common people. 

Jun 04, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

Amol Palekar: 'Basu Chatterjee was simple, just like his films'

No actor has defined Basu Chatterjee's brand of middle-of-the-road Bollywood entertainment as Amol Palekar. The late filmmaker and the actor were a hit actor duo that gave many memorable slice-of-life films like "Chhoti Si Baat", "Baton Baton Mein", "Rajnigandha" and "Chitchor"

Jun 04, 2020, 15:06 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan and others mourn Basu Chatterjee's demise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and offered his condolences. 

Jun 04, 2020, 14:46 PM IST

Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee dies, last rites to be performed today

The legendary Hindi filmmaker Basu Chatterjee breathed his last on June 3, 2020. The 93-year-old auteur made some of the classics such as Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat, Khatta Meetha, Baton Baton Mein, Shaukeen to name a few.

Jun 04, 2020, 13:07 PM IST

'Vidya Sinha was Rajnigandha to fans after her first film'

I am at a loss of words to hear about Vidya Sinha's demise, simply shocked beyond words. Till only the other day, I was watching her on the television show, "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala". I was felt happy watching her on the show because our association is a really long one. I know her from the days of her first film, "Rajnigandha" (1974). Now, on hearing about her death, I am extremely sad and don't know how to react.

Aug 15, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

`Shaukeen` time for Anupam in Mauritius

Film shootings take actors to different parts of the world. For Anupam Kher, Mauritius is currently his place of work courtesy `Shaukeen`.

Jul 06, 2014, 09:50 AM IST

Won`t see `Shaukeen`, I believe in originality: Annu Kapoor

Versatility is Annu Kapoor`s forte and now he is taking his craft to another level by stepping into A.K. Hangal`s shoes for the "Shaukeen" remake. He insists that he won`t see Basu Chatterjee`s 1982 directorial venture to prepare for his role because he believes in originality.

Jun 07, 2014, 10:06 AM IST

Shraddha Kapoor to be part of `Shaukeen` remake?

Actress Shraddha Kapoor is likely to step in the shoes of noted actress Rati Agnihotri for the remake of `Shaukeen`.

Mar 12, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Basu Chatterjee`s daughter excited about Bengali directorial debut

Rupali Guha, daughter of veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee, has recently directed her first Bengali film "Porichoy", about a father-daughter relationship.

Aug 06, 2013, 20:36 PM IST

Remakes of `Lakhon Ki Baat`, `Shaukeen` soon

Basu Chatterjee`s two super hit films `Shaukeen` (1982) and `Lakhon Ki Baat` (1984) are all set to join the list of Bollywood remakes.

Apr 08, 2013, 20:25 PM IST