Kolkata: Dhakuria's Tarun Mahal felicitates filmmaker Mrinal Sen on his 95th birthday
Kolkata, May 18 (IBNS): Dhakuria Tarun Mahal, one of the most popular and active social clubs in southern part of the city, felicitated veteran and internationally acclaimed film director Mrinal Sen on the occasion of his 95th birthday recently.
Club officials on Monday paid a visit to the house of the film maker, who along with his contemporaries Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, is often considered to be one of the greatest ambassadors of Indian parallel cinema on the global stage, and paid their regards to the great director and presented him a citation along with a flower boquet.
Tarun Mahal, which is known for its philanthropic and social activities, also celebrated the day as the first anniversary of their mobile library which serves the need of people in the area.
The club earlier celebrated “ Poila Baisakh”, the Bengali New Year, and organized a cultural programme on the occasion which was highly enjoyed by people in and around Dhakuria.
(Reporting by Manik Bnanerjee)