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Amazon Obhijaan

20Crs Movie – ‘Amazon Obhijan’ After the grand success of the movie Chander Pahar, the biggest production house from Bengali movie industry SVF Entertainment has decided to make its sequel and announced their 100th film production. They promised to make it the biggest film of the Bengali film industry ever. And after the much appreciated …

Michael

Michael Reviewer Shreya Dutta The Bengali film industry is booming with the new films that are breaking the box office every now and then. Talented directors are emerging from nooks and corners, and they are making really good films, that stand out among the crowd in this era. Movies today are not only a piece …

Art Film Director

Tollywood Director Film Pather Panchali

Top 5 Bengali Art Film Directors Blogger Shreya Dutta     Bengali movie industry has emerged strongly after hitting a low in the 1990s and the early 2000s. It’s now bold, audacious and willing to take the risk. So, is this a new golden era for Tollywood as well as Bollywood? In recent times Bengali …

Mayurakshi

Mayurakshi – The Tale of a Father and His Son Blogger Shreya Dutta In the words of Frank Clark, “a father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be”. This is, in all senses, the spine of the movie Mayurakshi, releasing this year. It is …

Churni Ganguly

Churni Ganguly Director Producer Actor Tollywood

Churni Ganguly – A Tribute Blogger Shreya Dutta   Kurseong – born Churni Ganguly is a famous actress of the Bengali film industry. She took up acting as a profession in the early 2004 and has not looked back since. She not only directed and acted in films, but also decided to work in television …

Top 3 Bengali Art Films

Satyajit Ray Director Oscar Academy Award

3 Art films that have left an Impact Author Shreya Dutta The Bengali film industry was in its golden years in the 1950s and the latter half of the 20th century when quite a few art films of brilliant quality were directed by geniuses of the art of film making themselves. To the layman, an …

Art Film

Lipstick Under my burkha

Art Films – Becoming a Way of Life Author Shreya Dutta Film scholar David Bordwell aptly calls art film as “a film genre, with its own distinct conventions”. With progressing time we have come to know the myriad optimistic possibilities, chances of hoping, a leap of faith art films can cause. Art film suffices the …

Rituporno Ghosh Art Film

Rituporno Ghosh Director Tollywood

Reviews of Ghosh’s Classics: Top 3 Author Shreya Dutta Rituparno Ghosh is a renowned name in the Bengali as well as Indian film industry. The cinema critics who claimed after the death and retirement of Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen consecutively, Bengali Cinema had lost its ornaments and pride – they proved wrong when Rituparno …

Censorship in Movies

Censorship Tollywood Nusrat Mimi Sayantani Tanusree Sreelekha Moonmoon Raima Riya

Censorship in Movies Blogger Shreya Dutta “Censorship reflects society’s lack of confidence in itself” – Potter Stewart Another way of looking at this would be to assume that censorship is essentially advertisements by the Government. Whatever be the insecurity faced leading to the act of censoring may be, it ultimately ends up defeating its own …

Aksar 2

Aksar 2 Poster

Aksar 2 Blogger Shreya Dutta After Aksar starring Imraan Hashmi made sizzling hustle with its story revolving around a conspiracy in 2006, the movie is now back with its sequel that follows a similar path of suspense and that of a trap. After the mysterious death of the governess of an aging billionaire, Mrs. Khambatta, …