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আমাদের তারা দেখা

—  নন্দিতা কুন্ডু গোস্বামী

ভালো লাগে স্বপ্নের মায়াজাল বুনতে ভালো লাগে ওই আকাশের তারা গুনতে "....উঁহু কাব্য বা গান করতে বসিনি l আসলে সুরটা...

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Say Hello to “Dada & Boudi” our Very Own HBFF Mascots

—  Debabrata Dey

Certain amount of nostalgia sets-in with the mere mention of mascots. Who can forget the opulent Air India Maharaja, the...

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শতবর্ষের দোরগোড়ায় ভারতের বাংলা সিনেমা-কি কি পেতে পারি?

—  শুদ্ধ সত্ত্ব বসু

বাংলা সিনেমা একটা বিশাল ব্যাপার মনে হয়! এ নিয়ে লিখতে বসে নতুন কোনো কথা বলা সহজ নয় কেননা অনেক গুণী...

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বায়স্কোপের গয়না

—  পিয়ালী চক্রবর্ত্তী

   নারকোলের বালা একজোড়া, চুনি বসানো চুড়ি, বালা সবসমেত আঠাশ জোড়া। কানের দুল উনিশ জোড়া। না, না এসব কোন দোকানের...

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Biler Diary: A Peek into Life at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya

— Sandeep Chatterjee

People who belong to the eastern part of the country will appreciate the fact that the schools run by Ramakrishna...

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LADIES SPECIAL!

— Srijani Chowdhury Banerji

She was meek, docile and vulnerable. She was the optimistic homemaker who was covered up under her better half's shadow....

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Cinema: A Study in Visions and Missions

— Soumalya Chakraborty

A few eyes behind the camera, a million over the kaleidoscope… As a form of art, cinema is unique. On...

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Directors Who Make the Cut. A Look at the New Brigade of Directors who are Changing the Cinemascope in Bengal

— Soumalya Chakraborty

There’s formula and then there’s perspective. As someone interested in presenting a visual treat to millions of spectators through cinema,...

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Every Form of Art has its Own Golden Age

— Prakriti Neogi

Every form of art has its own Golden Age. It gave a new dimension in the Bengali cinema when the...

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Bengali Cinema Beyond the Stars

— Prakriti Neogi

Stardom is one of the main aspectof Bengali cinema as well as Indian cinema where a maximum number of audience...

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Bangla cinema – “The Golden Era” is back

— Sharmishtha Deb

I might not be a typical Bangla cinema audience as I am what they call is a “Probashi Bangali” but...

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Routed by Routine – A Different take on ​​Relationships in Bengali Cinema

— Soumalya Chakraborty

 Routine, monotony-expressions that terrify the ones always looking for some new experiences out of life. Those who do not like...

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Ami, Dida and Bengali Cinema – A Decade of Nostalgia

— Sourav Agarwal

My tryst with Bengali art films happened very late. Rituparno Ghosh’s Chokher Bali introduced me to a whole new world...

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Journey of Cine-Maa

— Nabojyoti Sarkar

Cutting across age and geography, cinema, time and again, has acted as the magical mirror that can conjure up the...

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Bengali movies from the eyes of a Probashi

— Sunayana Sen

As I sat down to write this blog post, I started thinking about the first Bengali movie I remember watching-Charulata....

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Why HBFF? – An experience

— Basundhara Ghosh

What does one miss when he/she leaves his/her hometown? A lot of things actually…starting from home, family, friends, familiar food,...

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Storytelling to Story selling – c’mon Bengali cinema!

— Indraneel Ganguli

Bengal in many ways has given the world several firsts. Most of them (unfortunately) have, over time, been overtaken by...

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