Rituparno Ghosh 50th birth anniversary: Remembering the genius filmmaker
August 31 is the late filmmaker’s birth anniversary. Two of his close associates and his brother remember the genius on the occasion, also talking about his last film Satyanweshi
Born on August 31, 1963, it’s late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh‘s 50th birth anniversary today. Revered as a brilliant chronicler of human relationships, Ghosh forged strong personal ties with his co-workers from different strata of society and nurtured them as his surrogate family. Click here to read more
While Chennai Express has a nation divided, Abundantia makes a quiet debut
Cineswami tells us more about ex-Viacom 18 CEO Vikram Malhotra’s new production company
Love it or hate it, seemingly all of India (except the Vijay fans who have no time for Shahrukh Khan and are bemoaning the postponement of Thalaivaa) is talking about Chennai Express. Early indications predict opening day box office collections of Rs 33 crore. While fans of King Khan go berserk, there is some heartening news for aficionados of decent, independent cinema. Vikram Malhotra, former CEO of Viacom 18 has floated a new film production company called Abundantia Entertainment. You may well ask, Abundantia who? Abundantia is the ancient Roman goddess of good fortune, the equivalent of our very own Lakshmi. Click here to read more
Satyanweshi poster: Sujoy Ghosh looks like a real detective!
The Kahaani director plays popular Bengali detective – Byomkesh Bakshi in Rituparno Ghosh’s last film. Sujoy’s geeky spectacled look has got the right attitude and good screen presence!
Sujoy Ghosh’s debut movie as an actor – Satyanweshi, directed by the late Rituparno Ghosh is all set to release soon. In this detective drama, Sujoy will play one of the most popular Bengali sleuths, Byomkesh Bakshi. The film is based on the story Chorabali Click here to read more
Avik Mukhopadhyay, not Sujoy Ghosh, to complete the late Rituparno Ghosh’s Satyanweshi
The film’s lead actor Sujoy Ghosh was earlier touted to finish the post-production, but now its director of photography will likely take over
Contrary to reports that Sujoy Ghosh will complete Rituparno Ghosh‘s Satyanweshi, the buzz is that the late director’s long-standing cinematographer Avik Mukhopadhyay would supervise the post-production work. Click here to read more