Monday, 31 December 2018


Legendary Filmmaker Mrinal Sen on location of his film 'Ek Din Pratidin' (1979).

Pioneering Legend of Parallel Cinema of our India..respected Bengali Filmmaker Mrinal Sen left this world!

Utpal Dutt and Suhasini Mulay in legendary Filmmaker 
Mrinal Sen's landmark film..'Bhuvan Shome' (1969).
Since his first film 'Raat Bhore' (1955) for the past more than 50 years.. Mrinal Sen contributed his cinematic excellence! His landmark film 'Bhuvan Shome' (1969) initiated 'New Wave' in our Indian Cinema!

Mrinalda's cinema is known for it's artistic depiction of social reality! And his famous 'Calcutta Trilogy' (1971-73) focused on the socio-economical & political scenario!
Legendary Filmmaker Mrinal Sen directing shot!

Almost all of Mrinal Sen's films from 'Akash Kusum' (1965) to 'Khandhar' (1984) won National Awards! And got recognition at International Film Festivals with awards Berlin for 'Akaler Sandhane' (1981), in Cannes for 'Kharij' (1983), in Venice for 'Ek Din Achanak' (1989) & at Cairo for 'Aamar Bhuban' (2002). In 1997 he was jury at '20th Moscow International Film Festival'!
Former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam honouring..
legendary Filmmaker Mrinal Sen..'Dadasaheb Phalke Award'!

From Government of India..Mrinal Sen got..'Padma Bhushan'! In 2004 he wrote.. his autobiography 'Always Being Born'! And in 2005 he honoured with.. 'Dadasaheb Phalke Award'!

Remembering my informal nice meeting to Mrinalda in our 'International Film Festival of India' many years ago!

My humble homage to..Sen babu!!

- Manoj Kulkarni

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