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Fans and fraternity celebrate Uttam Kumar's 89th birthday

Kolkata, Sept 3 (IBNS) Three decades and a half have passed since his demise in 1980 plunging the Tollywood film industry in utter doldrums back then, but the halo surrounding Bengali cinema's only matinee idol Uttam Kumar only gets bigger with time.

I am inspired by Bengali culture and literature: Imtiaz Ali

Kolkata, Sept 2 (IBNS): Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who is known for making Bollywood films like Jab We Met , Love Aaj Kal and Rockstar, said he is inspired by Bengali culture and literature as he announced internationally acclaimed ad film maker Bauddhayan Mukherji's debut Bengali movie 'Teenkahon', (Three Obsessions) in Kolkata on Tuesday.

We shouldn't harbour extreme perspective towards men : Tollywood heroine

Kolkata, Sept 2 (IBNS) Taking a moderate stance in the battle of sexes, Tollywood actress Payel Sarkar says recent rail blockades and clashes in West Bengal between men and women commuters over an exclusive suburban train for women office goers, were more of an exception and both sides should be accommodating and tolerant about each other's situation.

Feluda, Bomkesh now share frame in film promo

Kolkata, Aug 30 (IBNS) Cult Bengali private detective characters Feluda and Bomkesh now converse for the first time on screen, in a film promo, joining hunt for the elusive Mr Right who would show women respect.

Natoker Moto is a tribute to the life and works of Keya Chakroborty : Debesh

Kolkata, Aug 23 (IBNS) Ace playwright-director Debesh Chatterjee has called his debut film on theatre movement of the 1970s as a tribute to group theatre livewire Keya Chakroborty who had died an unnatural death in 1977.

Piku music director now seeks to create Salil Chowdhury magic in romcom

Kolkata, Aug 23 (IBNS) 'Piku' music man Anupam Roy now continues his stint with Bollywood by musically collaborating with Pramod Films in their debut Bengali film Jomer Raja Dilo Bar, a surreal romantic comedy featuring Tollywood's Abir 'sleuth' Chatterjee and Paayel Sarkar.

I had wished to release Rajkahini this I-day : Srijit

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IBNS) With the near-fatal road mishap in Delhi curbing his movement post receiving national award, director Srijit Mukherjee rues his ambitious Rajkahini, based on India-Bangladesh partition, couldn't be released by Independence day.

Fantasy tale wedding on telly for Bengali children

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS) Bringing back the fantasy tale flavour of 'Thakurmar Jhuli' days and to wean away the Gen Next kids from the staple diet of animated comics and computer games on TV, a premier Bengali channel now hosts the first ever 'rupkathar biye' on sets in the princely state of Achinpur.

Tollywood ex-hot pair Prosenjit-Rituparna team up again after 14 years

Kolkata, Aug 16 (IBNS) In a significant title ''Prakton' (ex), storyline of which both of them are loath to divulge, Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta are teaming up in a film by Belaseshe director duo Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay-Nandita Roy.

Raima Sen upbeat about her new releases

Kolkata, Aug 14 (IBNS) Equally keeping balance between her careers in Bollywood and Bengali film industry, actor Raima Sen keenly awaits the audience response to her portrayal in Ishq Kabhi Kariyo opposite Prateik Babbar.

My stint with stage came back during shoots of Natoker Moto : Saswata

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IBNS) Actor Saswata Chatterjee has relived the days of stage rehearsal in upcoming Paoli Dam-Rupa Ganguly-Bratya Basu starrer 'Natoker Mato', where he enacts a veteran playwright, partly real partly fictional.

Leading band singer now makes short film on Gen Next transgender relations

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IBNS) Cactus frontman Sidhu now turned director with a fictional short film Habab, a tale on transgender relationships.

Paoli Dam shoots in real time stage rehearsal atmosphere in Natoker Moto

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS) Sporting the late 70s look of hair tied in bun with red ribbon and red colored saree, actor Paoli Dam lends her voice as a stage actor-singer in 'Natoker Moto' (Like a Play) where she portrays the battle of a popular star in the male dominated world of showbiz.

Sunetra crowned Golden Voice, Kolkata, to vie for honours nationally

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS) Sunetra Banerjee was declared the winner of BIG Golden Voice Season 3 from the eastern metro after a gruelling contest mentored by a jury comprising popular music director Indraadip Dasgupta and band singer Anindya Bose.

Sunetra crowned Golden Voice

Kolkata, Aug 4 (IBNS) Sunetra Banerjee was declared the winner of BIG Golden Voice Season 3 from the eastern metro after a grueling contest mentored by a jury comprising popular music director Indraadip Dasgupta and band singer Anindya Bose.