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Ritwik Ghatak

Remembering Mrinal Sen: Memorable films by the legend

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen breathed his last on December 30 at his Bhawanipore home in Kolkata. He was 95.

Dec 30, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

'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

I consider Ghatak as my teacher: Anup Singh

'Qissa' director Anup Singh considers Ritwik Ghatak as his teacher and says he is in awe of the maestro's 'Titas Ekti Nadir Naam'.

Feb 19, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

'Thakan' inspired by critically acclaimed Bengali film 'Meghe Dhaka Tara'

Stories see no boundaries; they become transcendental when they are shared across borders and countries. This stands true when we talk about Zindagi’s latest show from across the border ‘Thakan’.

Sep 12, 2014, 20:28 PM IST

Ananya Chatterjee does not like to work with big names only

National-award winning actress Ananya Chatterjee feels that working only with acclaimed directors will not let her fully grow as an artiste.

Oct 24, 2013, 12:11 PM IST

“I essayed role of psychiatrist in the ailing director`s life”

In the role of a counsellor coming to the aid of an ailing mercurial director undergoing treatment at a hospital, popular actor Abir Chatterjee says not seeing Ritwik Ghatak`s films again before shoot helped in increasing believability of the character in ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’.

Jun 11, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

Ritwik Ghatak`s life on celluloid

The turbulent personal life of filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, which often finds an echo in his own films, is being brought alive on the big screen by actor Saswata Chatterjee.

May 17, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak’s grand-daughter dies in accident; mother suspects foul play

Aditi Ghatak, 19-year-old grand daughter of legendary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak succumbed to her injury on Sunday afternoon following a car accident on November 30.

Dec 04, 2012, 09:30 AM IST

`Ritwik Ghatak`s protagonist still exists in modern-day woman`

The rigours of partition and its effects on modern-day women are the central issues in the documentary "Beyond Borders" that also commemorates 50 years of Ritwik Ghatak`s masterpiece "Meghe Dhaka Tara".

Nov 14, 2010, 16:50 PM IST