Latest News for: Bangla film


Indo-Canadian documentary filmmaker wins lifetime achievement award at Hot Docs

Hindustan Times 09 May 2021
D Costa was assistant director of the documentary film Bangla Surf Girls, produced and directed by Krishna, which premiered at Hot Docs this year ... Recalling the making of Bangla Surf Girls, Krishna said, “She (D Costa) happened to mention this and I said, ‘You know, you should do ...

Mumbai Calling...

The Telegraph India 09 May 2021
Tota Roy Choudhury, who has had back-to-back Netflix releases this year with The Girl on the Train and Ajeeb Daastaans, made an impact in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Indu Sarkar four years ago, after being thrust firmly into the national spotlight with Sujoy Ghosh’s Bangla short film Ahalya.

Us vs them: the battle for state culture in recent assembly polls

Indian Express 05 May 2021
If they shouted “Jai Shri Ram”, she countered with “Joy Bangla... When they inducted film stars into their campaign, she gave film stars tickets. If they charged her with being chauvinistic, she charged them with being disrespectful of Bangla culture ... When the BJP launched a meme war against her, she responded with Bangla songs and memes.

102nd Birth Anniversary Of Manna Dey: The 1997 Interview Of The Singer When He Said 'The Music Directors In India Never Tried To Find Out My Worth'- EXCLUSIVE

Yahoo Daily News 01 May 2021
Often during our conversation, the singer broke into snatches of his memorable melodies to make a point on his musical literariness that always stood in the way of his achieving success in Hindi films ... There were only a limited number of songs in films ... But in that film, he looked emaciated, down-and-out ... My entry into Bangla films was very late.

Jisshu Sengupta: Working with kids was best experience about 'Baba, Baby O�'

MENA FN 21 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - IANS) Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actor Jisshu Sengupta, who plays a single father to twins in the upcoming Bangla film "Baba, Baby O�", says working with the kids was the best experience ... .

Dance Bangla Dance: Ankush Hazra shoots with Bollywood actor Govinda; shares a candid pic from the floor

The Times of India 20 Apr 2021
Dance Bangla Dance’ is gearing up for its brand new season ... Ankush shared a candid photo right from the shooting floor of ‘Dance Bangla Dance’ featuring Govinda and his co-host Vikram Chatterjee ... From long adda to pulling each other’s legs, the actors are already enjoying themselves as a part of ‘Dance Bangla Dance’.

Actor-Dance Bangla Dance judge Jeet tests positive for COVID-19

The Times of India 20 Apr 2021
Film actor Jeet, who will soon be seen in the upcoming season of ‘Dance Bangla Dance’, as a judge, has tested positive for coronavirus ... Meanwhile, Team ‘Dance Bangla Dance’ recently started shooting for the upcoming episodes. Govinda, who will be the co-judge of ‘Dance Bangla Dance’, alongside Jeet and Subhashree Ganguly, already shot for an episode.

Awards work as oxygen, inclusion of best makeup artist category will encourage many: Somnath Kundu

The Times of India 05 Apr 2021
Be it the National Film Awards or the Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2020 -- Somnath Kundu’s name has come up as many times as Srijit Mukherji’s Gumnaami won appreciation ... These days, films are not just about song and dance sequences. Films today are content and character-driven. Hence, artists like us become indispensable to a film’s success story.

Exclusive interview! Srijit Mukherji on winning big at Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2020: You grow up seeing your icons and idols getting these awards; this is the first time that I got a Black Lady

The Times of India 04 Apr 2021
Filmfare recently celebrated excellence in Tollywood with its fourth edition of Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla and popular director Srijit Mukherji’s films ‘Gumnaami’, ‘Shah Jahan Regency’ and ‘Vinci Da’ bagged not one but six trophies in several different categories, including the Best Film honour ... My films have got Filmfare awards before this though.

A high-octane election that’s sure to change West Bengal

Live Mint 04 Apr 2021
Bangla is the only Indian language that has a word for ‘the other’—‘obangali’ (non-Bengali) ... Almost all Bangla films—mainstream and arthouse—are produced by non-Bengalis these days.

Through 1971, the songs on our lips

Indian Express 03 Apr 2021
The radio stations that the people were glued to at that time were Akashbani, All India Radio, BBC, Radio Australia and Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra of the Bangladesh government ... Notable was a film song, Joy Bangla Banglar Joy, written by Gazi Mazharul Anwar (Composer ... Translated from Bangla by Murshida Bintey Rahman.

4th Joy Filmfare Award Bangla 2020: Srijit Mukherji’s ‘Vinci Da’ wins Best Film Award

The Times of India 01 Apr 2021
It was a tough competition for ‘Vinci Da’ since all the films vying for the Best Film award at the 4 th Joy Filmfare Award Bangla were equally brilliant ... When an overwhelmed Srijit Mukherji, the director of the film, came to the stage to ...

4th Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2021: Complete Winners’ List

The Times of India 31 Mar 2021
The star-studded 4th Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2021 took place at Westin, Kolkata on a night filled with glitz and panache with the who’s who of the Bengal Film Industry in attendance ... Films like ‘Gumnaami’, ‘Parineeta’, ‘Kontho’, ‘Mitin Mashi’ show how content-driven films ruled the year 2019 ... BEST FILM ... BEST FILM (CRITICS') .

Soham Majumdar on bagging ‘Pippa’

The Telegraph India 30 Mar 2021
His debut Bolly film was a Rs 200-crore-plus blockbuster ... The Golf Green resident — who impressed in the Bangla film Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti last year — is all set to star in Pippa, directed by Airlift man Raja Krishna Menon ... Another big feather in Pippa’s cap is that the film’s music will be scored by A.R.

Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2020: Check out the complete list of nominees

The Times of India 30 Mar 2021
Ringing in the season of accolades, Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2020 is back to bestow the prestigious Black Lady, this time to the finest of the Bengal Film industry at the Fourth Edition of Filmfare Awards Bangla ... films ruled the year 2019 ... BEST FILM ... BEST FILM (CRITICS').