Saibal Chatterjee

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10 roles that proved Soumitra Chatterjee's versatility

10 roles that proved Soumitra Chatterjee's versatility

Rediff.com6 days ago

This is an alternate list of 10 screen roles that saw Soumitra Chatterjee, a paragon of gentility, venture beyond his comfort zone and deliver masterclasses of subtlety and depth, lists Saibal Chatterjee.

Bollywood's biggest bane isn't nepotism

Bollywood's biggest bane isn't nepotism

Rediff.com14 Jul 2020

'Sushant Singh Rajput, a bright young lad who had a life beyond films, was probably too good for Bollywood.' 'To blame his death by suicide on a gang of Bollywood bullies is stretching the point too far,' argues Saibal Chatterjee.

Rishi Kapoor was Hindi cinema's safety valve

Rishi Kapoor was Hindi cinema's safety valve

Rediff.com14 May 2020

'In an era defined by vengeful anger, he was a star who sang and danced while most others hollered and hectored on the big screen,' remembers Saibal Chatterjee.

Priyanka stars in Valentine's Day movie

Priyanka stars in Valentine's Day movie

Rediff.com24 Jan 2019

Isn't It Romantic is about a New York woman hit on the head during a mugging. The impact leaves her feeling that she is in a rom-com.

'I was surprised when Sir made it to Cannes'

'I was surprised when Sir made it to Cannes'

Rediff.com16 May 2018

'It isn't an art house film. It is essentially a feel-good story.'

How the Howrah Bridge played out in Bollywood

How the Howrah Bridge played out in Bollywood

Rediff.com24 Feb 2018

'To this day, not a year passes when Bollywood does not head to Kolkata to train its cameras on the magnificence of the bridge and the flow of life that pulses along the river across which it spans,' says Saibal Chatterjee.

Do YOU want to see Fawad Khan on the big screen?

Do YOU want to see Fawad Khan on the big screen?

Rediff.com17 Oct 2016

Bollywood's fortunes might not hinge on Pakistani actors and singers, but the forced ban on them sends out a disturbing message.