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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 from Kolkata and Dhaka.

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- Swapan Ahmed).

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.

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