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  • Aparna Sen

    A film is not a preacher's pulpit: Filmmaker Aparna Sen

    Veteran actress and filmmaker Aparna Sen, who has made path-breaking films like 36 Chowringhee Lane and Mr and Mrs Iyer, is ready with her next project -- Sonata, a psychological exploration of three unmarried women facing mid-life crises. And despite the weighty subjects she chooses for her films, Sen says she never makes films to propagate social messages -- the medium, for her, is not a preacher's pulpit. "I make films about human beings that may have entertainment value

    Interviews | April 12, 2017
  • Transgenders becoming reality: Aparna Sen

    Actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen who helms and stars in the forthcoming film Sonata said she included a transgender character in the English drama to enhance visibility of the marginalised. "I felt, apart from friendship, the film was exploring many aspects of the 'feminine'. I wanted to broaden that spectrum, include a person from a different economic strata and include a transgender female because transgenders are becoming a reality," she said here at a discussion on Text in Context. Sonata is an adaption of the eponymous

    Bollywood | April 9, 2017
  • sonata

    Aparna Sen's 'Sonata' to release on April 21

    Critically acclaimed filmmaker Aparna Sen's latest directorial venture Sonata, adapted from the eponymous play by award-winning playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar, is slated to hit the screens on April 21. Actress Shabana Azmi, who stars in the film, shared the poster and the release date on Twitter on Saturday.  "The first poster of Aparna Sen's Sonata releasing 21st April," Shabana tweeted.  Sonata is the psychological exploration of three unmarried women facing a mid-life crisis. The English drama revolves around three

    Bollywood | March 25, 2017

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