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Tribute: 'From a young poet, he became a phenomenon'

Ace writer of Bengal Sunil Gangopadhyay is no more. His colleague and old associate Nabaneeta Dev Sen pays her tribute to the great litterateur The fact that Sunil Gangopadhyay is no more is yet to......

'Today Bengal has lost its man of the heart'

Eminent litterateur Sunil Gangopadhyay's sudden demise has stunned the literary world. Writer Samaresh Majumdar sums up the 'emptiness' being felt by the fraternity in Bengal, in this tribute......

Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay dead

Eminent litterateur and Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay died at his South Kolkata residence in the early hours on Tuesday following a massive heart attack. He was 78. Gangopadhyay's......

End of an era in Bengali literature`

Death of Sunil Gangopadhyay marks the end of an era in Bengali literature. He, along with poet late Sakti Chattopadhyay, initiated uninhibited bohemianism in literature. A prolific novelist and......

Sunil Gangopadhyaya new prez of Sahitya Akademi

Noted Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay was on Wednesday elected the new president of the Sahitya Akademi, considered India's most prestigious literary post.Gangopadhyay defeated noted Malayalam......

Kolkata's iconic Coffee House faces commercial dilemma

Paribartan (change) in Bengal appears to have caught up with even the iconic Coffee House, a regular hangout for this city’s intellectuals. It is renting out its historical premises on......

Deepa Mehta to settle plagiarism case

It isn't easy being a novelist in an age where plagiarism runs rampant.Legendary Bengali novelist Sunil Gangopadhyay (left) was irked about five years ago when journalist Anuradha Dutt pointed out......

The Very Best of Soumitra Chatterjee

Image: Soumitra Chatterjee in Apur Sansar As Soumitra Chatterjee turns 80 on January 19, we look back at his best movies. A Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the least one could have asked for veteran......

Birthday Special: Sharmila Tagore's Top 10 Movies

Happy birthday, Sharmilaji! From doe-eyed ingenue to bikini-clad stunner, from commercial superstar to censor board chief, Sharmila Tagore has worn many hats very memorably indeed. And as the star......

The Best Films of Suchitra Sen

Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who passed away today, has given us some brilliant films to remember her by. We take a look. 'Suchitra Sen is India's Greta Garbo,' late writer Sunil......

Dadasaheb Phalke award for actor Soumitra Chatterjee

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.The actor is known for his frequent collaborations with the iconic director Satyajit Ray, in films......
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