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|Occupation||Film director, actor and writer|
|Teen Yaari Katha, Sraboner Dhara, Hercules|
Sudeshna Roy is an Indian film director, actor and writer based in Tollywood. She started her career as an entertainment journalist before collaborating with the director Abhijit Guha and foraying into the film industry.She is a popular artist in the Bangla Entertainment Industry. Besides directing films, she acted in several films, daily soaps and web series. The duo debuted with their first film Shudhu Tumi , and then they made several films in varied genres. However, they are known to make urban middle-class romantic comedy films. They worked with Abir Chatterjee, who debuted in their film Cross Connection in 2009. They came into prominence after their critically acclaimed film Teen Yaari Kotha. Teen Yaari Katha was showcased in the competition section of Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema in 2012. It travelled to the Bangkok International Film as well as Kolkata International Film Festival . Their film Bapi bari jaa is considered a cult classic among the Bangla film lovers. It also marked the debut of Arjun Chakraborty and MP Mimi Chakraborty in the Bangla film industry.
Their film Jodi Love Dilena Praanewas another well-received film and was selected for the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India in Goa in 2014. It was showcased at the Pune Film Festival in India and won a certificate of appreciation at the Fiji International Film Festival in 2015.
Benche Thakar Gaan: The Song of Life ran in theatres for the nine weeks and was selected as the inaugural film for the Kolkata International Film Festivalfilm Benche Thakar Gaan 2016. This is the first time in history that a Bengali language film was selected. Their film Sraboner Dhara is a part of the Asian Select Competition Section KIFF 2019, Kolkata. It was showcased in Toronto at the IFFSA fest in May, 2019. Sraboner Dhara was released on 7 February 2020 in India and was running to full houses on its sixth week when the COVID-19 lockdown cut it short.
|2010||Prem By Chance||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2012||Teen Yaari Katha||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2012||Bapi Bari Jaa||Yes||Yes|
|2014||Jodi Love Dile Na Prane||Yes|
|2015||Jodi Bolo Hyan||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2015||Ebhabeo Phire Asha Jay||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2015||Cross Connection 2||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2016||Akash Choan||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2016||Abar Ekla Cholo||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2016||Bhenche Thakar Gaan||Yes||Yes|
|2016||Sei Meyta||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2017||Chalo Let's Live||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2017||Dekh Kemon Lage||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2018||Jobor Dokhol||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
|2020||Sudakshinar Saree||Yes||Yes||TV Movie for Zee|
Anjan Dutt is an Indian film director, actor, and singer-songwriter known for his work in the Bengali alternative music genre anyodharar gaan. As an actor, Dutt began his career in Bengali cinema in the Mrinal Sen film Chalachitro, for which he won the best newcomer actor award at the Venice Film Festival. He acted in Aparna Sen's hit film, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. In 2018 he featured in Swapnasandhani's new play Taraye Taraye, as Vincent Van Gogh, under the direction of Kaushik Sen.
Calcutta Youth Choir was set up in 1958 by Ruma Guha Thakurta with Salil Chowdhury and Satyajit Ray.
Arun Mitra was an Indian poet of Bengali, who also translated French literature.
Osian's-Cinefan, the largest film-festival devoted to Asian and Arab cinema, is part of Osian's Film House Division. The festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in July 2008. After a two-year break, the 12th staging of the festival took place in July 2012.
Cinemaya is an influential film magazine established in 1988 devoted exclusively to coverage of Asian film. It is published in New Delhi, India and distributed internationally. The present editor-in-chief of Cinemaya is Aruna Vasudev, noted film journalist. Its goals are to promote Asian filmmaking internationally and to help Asian national cinemas gain wider international recognition.
Bappaditya Bandopadhyay or Bappaditya Banerjee was an Indian director and poet.
Kaal is a Bengali film released in 2007. The film directed by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay stars Chandrayee Ghosh, Rudranil Ghosh, Dola Chakraborty, Sandhya Shetty.
Nachiketa Chakraborty, simply known as Nachiketa, is an Indian singer, songwriter, musician, composer and playback singer who is known for his modern Bengali lyrics. He achieved fame in the early 1990s, with the release of his debut album Ei Besh Bhalo Achi.
Teen Yaari Katha is a 2012 Bengali language comedy film by the director team of Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha. The Bengali musical group Bhoomi composed the film's music. The film tells the story of three middle class friends and their personal struggles. The film's release was delayed by censors due to its sexual themes. It premiered at the 2006 Osian Film Festival and was screened at the World Film Festival of Bangkok and the Kolkata Film Festival.
Paoli Dam is an Indian actress who started her career with the Bengali television serial Jibon Niye Khela (2003). She then worked in Bengali television serials such as Tithir Atithi and Sonar Harin; the former ran for six years on ETV Bangla. Dam spent her childhood in Kolkata, earning a postgraduate degree in chemistry from Rajabazar Science College. Initially, she wanted to become a chemical researcher or a pilot. Her debut Bengali film—Teen Yaari Katha, directed by Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha—began in 2004, but was not released until 2012. Dam's first film release was Agnipariksha, directed by Ravi Kinagi. Between 2006 and 2009, she appeared in five Bengali films, coming into prominence with the 2009 Kaalbela, directed by Goutam Ghose.
Autograph is a 2010 Indian Bengali drama film by debutant director Srijit Mukherji. The movie is a tribute to Satyajit Ray's 1966 film Nayak and yesteryear Bengali actor Uttam Kumar, who portrayed the title role in the film. This was the First of the forthcoming Long Collaboration between Srijit Mukherjee & Prosenjit Chatterjee. The movie is being remade in Malayalam.
Anindya Bose is a Bengali singer composer lyricist. He is one of the popular Bengali singer based out of Kolkata. He is also famous as a music composer and a scriptwriter of Bengali films. Anindya Bose is also an activist who took part in different social activity. He was one of the major face of #hokkolorob.
Rii Sen is an Indian actress who works in Bengali cinema. She started her career as a freelance model and television actress. Her debut film was Tepantorer Mathe, but it was not released in theatres because of obscene scenes. She has acted in movies like Bishh, Gandu, and Cosmic Sex.
Ekla Cholo is a Bengali television movie directed by Abhijit Guha and Sudeshna Roy. The movie features Saayoni Ghosh and June Malia in the main roles. The film was jointly produced by Zee Bangla Cinema and Prosenjit Chatterjee. In 2014, Zeke Bangle Cinema and Proserpine Chatterjee agreed to jointly produce movies to be shown directly on TV. Ekla Cholo was the first attempt by the partnership, and the film enjoyed widespread popularity and received 21a score of in Target Rating Point.
Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival (HBFF) is a Bengali film festival in the city of Hyderabad and is being organized annually since 2014. The venue of the festival is the Prasad Film Preview Labs, Hyderabad. The first edition of the film festival was held in the year 2014. It is the only curated Bengali film festival in India.
Akash Choan, is an Indian Bengali romcom film based on Procheto Gupta's short story Nadi and is directed by the duo of Abhijit Guha and Sudeshna Roy. The story revolves around Niladri, his wife Suchismita, their son Rayan, their neighbour Kaushik and Suchismita's sister Nibedita. The film was one of the Zee Bangla films released on television.
Greentouch Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian media and entertainment company based out of Kolkata, West Bengal. Started in 2012, Greentouch Entertainment is one of the prominent Bengali movie production houses in West Bengal.
Sraboner Dhara is an Indian Bengali drama film directed by Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha. Starring Soumitra Chatterjee and Parambrata Chatterjee, the film deals with Alzheimer's disease, the issues faced by the younger generation, and the emotional attachment established with the medical caregivers of the older generation. It is based on Dr. Subhendu Sen's short story, Between Raindrops and scripted by Padmanabha Dasgupta.
Abhijit Guha is an Indian film director, actor and writer working in the Tollywood film industry. Guha and Sudeshna Roy have worked together in the field of audio visuals since 1994. The duo debuted with their first film Shudhu Tumi and then they made several films in varied genres. However, they are known to make rom-com urban based films. When it comes to narrating young, urban middle-class romance and relationships stories without going overboard, no one can match steps with director duo Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha. They've given Tollywood one of its biggest stars — Abir Chatterjee, who debuted in their film Cross Connection in 2009. Regardless of the subject, be it about going on a honeymoon before marriage, voyeurism, or even unrequited love — all their movies have a fresh and non-preachy approach. They came into prominence after their critically acclaimed film Teen Yaari Kotha. It's a story of personal struggles and friendship of three lower-middle-class men. Teen Yaari Katha was showcased in the competition section of Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema in 2012. It travelled to the Bangkok International Film as well as Kolkata International Film Festival.Their film Bapi bari jaa is considered as cult classic among the Bangla film lovers for its coming of age storyline and relatable characters. It also marked the debut of Arjun Chakraborty and MP Mimi Chakraborty in Bangla film industry.
The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival took place from 10 Nov 2018 – 17 Nov 2018. Celebrating 100 Years of Bengali cinema, Around 171 films and 150 short and documentary films from 70 countries was screened at the festival.