Children of War: Trailer

Previously titled The Bastard Child, Mrityunjay Devvrat‘s film on a controversial subject (1971 War for Independence of Bangladesh and its associated events) has now been re-titled as Children of War. After quite a long wait and lots of uncertainty over the release, its heartening to note that the film will now be releasing on May…

The Bastard Child: Trailer

Based in rural Bangladesh in 1971, The Bastard Child is a film which dares to talk about a brutal but apparently true incident that was horrifyingly gruesome. Directed by Mrityunjay Devvrat and produced by Soumya Joshi Devvrat, The Bastard Child tries to tread down a path that not many have actually tried to attempt.

Rituparno Ghosh's Satyanweshi (The Truth-Seeker) Movie Review

Bengali literature has had its fair shares of goenda-golpo or detective fiction over the years, whether it be the swashbuckling adventures of Sunil Gangopadhyay’s  Indiana Jones-ish Kakababu, Samaresh Majumdar’s intrepid youthful sleuth Arjun (who could beat the Hardy Boys under the table any day) or Satyajit Ray’s towering Bong Sherlock, Pradosh C. Mitter, aka Feluda.…