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  • Aparna Sen, Konkona Sen Sharma, A Death In The Gunj

    Aparna Sen on her secret appearance in Konkona's directorial debut

    Konkona Sen Sharma's A Death In The Gunj is about secrets and whispers that hover over our lives and lies that are dormant in the family history. And one family secret that Konkona and her distinguished mother filmmaker Aparna Sen share is that the latter has made a quiet non-visible guest appearance in her daughter's directorial debut. Aparna Sen is in Konkona's much-lauded A Death In The Gunj. Though we can't see her in the film, only hear her. Aparna plays the

    Bollywood | June 8, 2017
  • Satyajit Ray was not apolitical, says Aparna Sen

    Auteur Satyajit Ray was not apolitical and portrayed it in his films, says actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen. "Many of Ray's critics have called him indifferent to the plight of the urban poor and criticised him for being apolitical. Ray wasn't apolitical at all. No man or woman is. It's just that Ray's politics was not the politics of political parties that were constantly at each other's throat," Aparna said here on Saturday. Not many people know that the Oscar-winning filmmaker had been at the

    Bollywood | April 30, 2017
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    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
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    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