The Quintessential Rituparno Ghosh
Amitabha Bhattacharya
RITUPARNO GHOSH ON/AND FILM by Edited by Somdatta Mandal and Koushik Mondal Hawakal Publishers, 2023, 364 pp., INR 650.00
January 2024, volume 1, No January 2024, volume 48, No 1

In the post-Satyajit phase of Indian cinema, Rituparno Ghosh (1961-2013) was a force to reckon with. He enriched Indian cinema, mostly through the Bengali, having won umpteen national and international awards, mesmerizing the urban audience through some of his celebrated works. More importantly, he dared, questioned and confronted certain ideas about human predicament like none before.

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