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FILMMAKERS – BENGALI CINEMA

Aneek Chaudhuri

Aneek Chaudhuri

Aneek Chaudhuri is a Bengali film director famous for making experimental cinema like The Wife’s Letter, White, ...
Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and actress who is known for her work in Bengali cinema like 36 ...
Basu Bhattacharya

Basu Bhattacharya

Basu Bhattacharya was a Hindi film director, most famous for his 1966 film Teesri Kasam, and went on to make other ...
Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee was an Indian filmmaker associated with what came to be known as middle cinema or ...
Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time, particularly noted for his realistic and
Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Buddhadeb Dasgupta was an Indian poet and contemporary Bengali filmmaker, known for films like Bagh Bahadur, ...
Goutam Ghose

Goutam Ghose

Goutam Ghose is an Indian film director, music director and cinematographer known for films like Paar and Padma ...
Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922 – 2006) was a renowned filmmaker of Hindi Cinema who is known for films like Namak ...
Mrinal Sen

Mrinal Sen

Mrinal Sen is considered among the most towering figures of Bengali Cinema along with Satyajit Ray and Ritwik ...
Qaushiq Mukherjee

Qaushiq Mukherjee

Qaushiq Mukherjee is a Calcutta-based director and writer, known for Garbage, Gandu, and Tasher Desh.
Rituparno Ghosh

Rituparno Ghosh

Rituparno Ghosh was a Bengali film director, actor, writer and lyricist renowned for films like Unishe April, ...
Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik Ghatak was a Bengali Indian filmmaker known for his neo-realist cinema. His main focus was on men and life, ...

Gems from Bengali CINEMA

Padatik (1973)

Padatik (1973)

Padatik (1973) is a Bengali film directed by Mrinal Sen, his third in the Calcutta trilogy. The film tracks the ...
Rajlokhi O Srikanto (2019)

Rajlokhi O Srikanto (2019)

Rajlokhi O Srikanto (2019) is a Bengali feature film directed by Pradipta Bhattacharyya is a cinematic adaptation ...
The Wife’s Letter (2016)

The Wife’s Letter (2016)

Streer Potro, or the Wife’s Letter turned out to be another avant-garde piece of Cinema from Aneek Chaudhuri’s closet.