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Soumitra Chatterjee – His Life In Cinema And Beyond: A Biography

Amitava Nag’s latest work is a book on Soumitra Chatterjee based on his long interviews with the multi-faceted genius. Nag and Chatterjee shared a relationship that reached far beyond the ‘mentor-admirer’ equation. In a chat with the author he opens up on this long relationship with one of the greatest talents West Bengal has produced in the 20th century.

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Abhijaan Parambrata Soumitra
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Parambrata’s ‘Abhijaan’ is a Journey and a Tribute

The film is divided into several sections with sub-plots interwoven seamlessly. One is the track where Soumitra is being recorded live by Dr. Sen and the other covers his evolution as an actor. The younger self of Soumitra is portrayed incredibly well by Jisshu Sengupta.

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soumitra portrait by syamantak chatterjee

Five Poems

Soumitra started writing poems in his late school days but seriously took to it once in college. Having the likes of Shakti Chattopadhyay and Sunil Ganguly among his friends did help Soumitra to emerge as a poet of prominence.

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Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp

Last of the Trio

The demise of veteran actor, Christopher Plummer, took me back many years when I was a little girl growing up in the hill station of Darjeeling.

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With the passing of Soumitra Chatterjee, the legendary actor, director, writer, poet, and most of all, an humanitarian, I can almost smell that time tonight.

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