Entertainment Society of Goa to host Suchitra Sen Film Festival in Kolkata
The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) in association with the Ganga Zuari Academy are all set to pay tribute to Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, by hosting a three-day-film festival beginning from 11th to 13th April 2014 at Maquinez Palace. Suchitra Sen Film Festival will screen acclaimed films of this legendary quintessence of Indian femininity.
A host of her films in Bangla, Hindi, and few films from
Bangladesh (all with subtitle in English) will be screened at
Auditorium-I of the Marquinez Palace in presence of film directors
On 11 April, the program will start with homage paid to Suchitra
Sen by ESG's CEO Dr. Mimi Menezes, Dr Pramod Salgaonkar, Raja Sen
(Kolkata), Quazi Shariar Parvej (Dhaka), Mrs Archana Roy (President
BCA), Dr. Mukhopadhyay (President- GZA). And this will follow with
the Screening of Suchitra Film- 'Harano Sur', a romantic classic
directed by Ajay Kar.
On 12 and 13 April, the screening of some other films will take
place, namely Bombai Ka Babu (Dir- Raj Khosla, Cast- Dev Anand,
Suchitra Sen), Aatmiyo Swajan (Dir- Raja Sen), Aandhi (Cast-
Suchitra, Sajeev Kumar, AK Hangal), Guerrilla (Bangladeshi film,
directed by Nasiruddin Yousuff) and Lal Tip (Bangladeshi film, Dir-
Suchitra Sen, died in Kolkata this year. She began her career with
the Bengali film 'Shesh Kothay' in 1952 and became popular with her
role in Bimal Roy's 'Devdas' (1955) and 'Aandhi' (1975). This film
festival is a tribute to the actress, who has acted in 61 films in
her 26 years of film career.