Goa to host Suchitra Sen film festival

The Entertainment Society of west Indian state Goa is all set to pay tribute to legendary Bengali film actress Suchitra Sen by hosting a three-day-film festival next week

Suchitra Sen film festival, which will kickstart from April 11 at Maquinez Palace , will present the classics of the late doe-eyed beauty including Harano Sur, Bombai Ka Babu, Aatmiyo Swajan, Aandhi, Guerrilla and Lal Tip.Sen, 82, who was also called Bengal’s Greta Garbo, died in Kolkata early this year.

The actor began her career with the Bengali film Shesh Kothay in 1952 and is known for her role in Bimal Roy’s Devdas (1955) and Aandhi (1975).

This film festival is a tribute to the actor, who in 26 years of her career acted in 61 films out of which five were in Hindi. The screening of the film will be free of cost.