IMinDb Home
Top News
Video Clips and Trailers
Top Movies
Evergreen Legends
Registration
Search
IMinDb FAQs
 
 
 
Report a Bug   Report A Bug

ARTIST RATING

Have you rated this artist? Please rate this artist.

Horoscopes
 

Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik Ghatak
286 views
 
Three Star (Rated by 0 visitors)

Write a Review  Write a Review
Add to Bookmarks  Add to Bookmarks
Missing info? Tell us  Missing info? Tell us


 

Personal Information

Gender
Male
Birthday
4-Nov-1925
Marital Status
NotKnown

About Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik (Kumar) Ghatak About this sound Rittik (Kumar) Ghô?ok 4 November 1925 – 6 February 1976) was a Bengali Indian filmmaker and script writer. Along with prominent contemporary Bengali filmmakers Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen, his cinema is primarily remembered for its meticulous depiction of social reality. Although their roles were often adversarial, they were ardent admirers of each other's work, and in doing so, the three directors charted the independent trajectory of parallel cinema, as a counterpoint to the mainstream fare of Hindi cinema in India.

Ritwik Ghatak was born in Dhaka in East Bengal (now Bangladesh).[1] He and his family moved to Calcutta (now Kolkata) in West Bengal just before millions of other refugees from East Bengal began to flood into the city, fleeing the catastrophic Bengal famine of 1943 and the partition of Bengal in 1947. Identification with this tide of refugees was to define his practice, providing an overriding metaphor for cultural dismemberment and exile that unified his subsequent creative work. The 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, which led to more refugees fleeing to India, was to also have a similar impact on his work.

In 1948, Ghatak wrote his first play Kalo sayar (The Dark Lake), and participated in a revival of the landmark play Nabanna. In 1951, Ghatak joined the Indian People's Theatre Association ( IPTA ). He wrote, directed and acted in plays and translated Bertolt Brecht and Gogol into Bengali. In 1957, he wrote and directed his last play Jwala (The Burning).

Ghatak entered the film industry with Nemai Ghosh's Chinnamul (1950) as actor and assistant director. Chinnamul was followed two years later by Ghatak's first completed film Nagarik (1952), both major break-throughs for the Indian cinema.[2][3] Ghatak's early work sought theatrical and literary precedent in bringing together a documentary realism, a stylized performance often drawn from the folk theatre, and a Brechtian use of the filmic apparatus.
Your True Love Horoscope Forecast for today
www.theFutureMinders.com

Latest Movies

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home | Top Movie / TV News | Video Clips & Trailers | Top Movies | Legend Movies | Sitemap | Search | Disclaimer | FAQ's


An entertainment movie portal with latest bollywood news,movie & music reviews & previews,celebrity photos,lyrics,events,wallpapers.Bollywood actor actress photos,movie trailers & videos,celeb interviews,upcoming hindi movies,box office report movie film database,actors actresses directors,hollywood bollywood stars,Bollywood news,movie reviews,bollywood songs mp3 downloads,hindi music,movie posters photos,New Releases Latest Movies,Superhit Cinema,Hero Heroine Theatre Artists,Action Movies,Classic Movies,Comedy Movies,Drama Movies,Horror Movies,Romance Movies,Sci-Fi Movies,Thrillers,Animated Movies,Suspense Movies,Adventure Movies,Filmfare IIFA Awards,censor board,TV Shows