Mrinal Sen

Remembering Mrinal Sen’s legacy

Remembering Mrinal Sen’s legacy

January 3, 2019

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, known for his hard-hitting films on the Indian society, died at the age of 95. He was the last of the triumvirate of directing icons - Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, that put Indian cinema on a global stage.

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Cannes Film Festival reveals the Jury for 2017

Cannes Film Festival reveals the Jury for 2017

April 27, 2017

The jury for the competition category of the 70th edition of Cannes Film Festival is announced. Indian personages such as Mrinal Sen have often received the prestigious prospect to judge; however, the present edition has none!

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Five Bollywood veterans who came from theatre

Five Bollywood veterans who came from theatre

January 18, 2017

Had it not been for theatre, Bollywood would not have met these actors who changed how Indian cinema is envisaged today, even in the west. Here’s the ‘famous five’ for you.

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Bengali Cinema

Bengali Cinema

May 3, 2016

As early as the Second World War, Indian films began making waves overseas. And Bengali cinema was perhaps the first to make a mark internationally. Though there may be a lot of media hype about increasing acceptance of Indian films overseas, the phenomenon is hardly new. For nea...

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