The Best of Indian Cinema in 2016: A Perspective

Let me begin by honestly admitting that 2016 was a lukewarm year for Indian Cinema, at least that would be something that I firmly believe in. Be it Bollywood/Hindi cinema or any of the regional language film industries, things were largely subdued for a major part of the year. Be it businesswise or with respect…

Cinemawala: Trailer

Prolific writer, director and actor Kaushik Ganguly is ready with his latest Bengali film, Cinemawala. After doing the festival rounds the film is now awaiting its theatrical release that’s scheduled from 13th May. Produced by Shree Venkatesh Films, Cinemawala is all about a dying single screen cinema and the clash of ideology between a father…

Chotoder Chobi: Trailer

Prolific Bengali filmmaker Kaushik Ganguly‘s forthcoming film Chotoder Chobi has been doing the festival round of late and even winning awards including the Best Actor award for Dulal Sarkar at the recent IFFI-Goa. A unique love story of 2 dwarfs, Khoka (Dulal Sarkar) and Soma (Debalina Roy), the film is produced by Shree Venkatesh Films.The…

Nirbashito (Banished): Trailer

Bengali actress Churni Ganguly turns director with Nirbashito (Banished) which apparently is based on the life and times of Taslima Nasreen,as it talks about an author/poet who is forced to go on exile. Presented by Kaushik Ganguly, the film is produced by Shree Venkatesh Films and is written by Churni Ganguly and Kaushik Ganguly. Apart…