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Volume 9 – 3

Khudito Pashan

Since Tagore’s works are universal — in time, space, emotions and human relationships, they offer filmmakers a challenge to make the film as powerful, credible and appealing on celluloid as it is in print.

The most successful adaptation of a Tagore story outside Bengal was of course, Hemen Gupta’s Kabuliwala, produced by Bimal Roy, starring the veteran actor Balraj Sahni.
From Kolkata to Dublin via Kabul: Tagore’s Internationalism And Cinema
At a symposium organised to mark the 150th birth year of Rabindranath Tagore in Dublin last month, the organising team – a small group of five academics with an interest...
Charulata: The Lonely Wife
Editorial of Special issue on Rabindranath Tagore
2011 ended well for Silhouette! We had moved to the online version at the start of the second quarter of the calendar year. So this is the third issue of Vol IX. As promised,...
Masculin, féminin
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya
Director: Jean-Luc Godard 
(Pic: Amazon)
Space Sound Color: Giving Life To An Art Film
Since its nascent beginnings, the so-called art film...
Sare Chuattar
Cast: Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen
Director: Nirmal Dey
Co-Existence Of Parallel Cinema With Popular Cinema In Bengal In The 50s And 60s
Ever since the emergence of regional cinema in India, Bengal and it’s films and film makers have played a dominant role in the shaping of cinematic history of the country....
In late 60's when feminism was taking shape in Bengal, with this contextually primed, well-built story the director was already one step ahead.
On Streer Patra
Standing on a lonesome, vast seashore...

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