One of Bengal's finest storytellers of the modern era, Rituparno Ghosh was a legendary director. His works, which are deeply anchored in middle-class beliefs, ambitions, and goals, are highly critical of the, according to cinema critics. He is the inheritor of the renowned Satyajit Ray's legacy. His movies chart his progress as a director from cultivating a strong feminist sensibility to radical gay politics. Ghosh's popularity was not just restricted to India; relatively early in his career, he also received international recognition. And the Bengali diaspora's zeal helped to build this reputation.
On the birth anniversary of the legendary filmmaker we present five must watch film directed by him:
In order to create Spandan Film and produce Unishey April, Ghosh teamed up with Aparna Sen and Renu Roy. The story follows the protagonist Aditi's decision to reconcile with her mother Sarojini throughout the course of the following twenty-four hours. She will learn the painful reality that Sarojini is not a bad person as a result of the revelations.
The dramatisation of the predicament of Banalata, a self-effacing middle-aged woman played by Kirron Kher, is based on a Rituparno Ghosh original screenplay. She experienced a traumatic past when the young guy she was about to marry passed away from a snakebite. She was deeply affected by the unfortunate accident, and she never remarried.
The Miss Marple detective novel "The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side" by Agatha Christie, published in 1962, served as the inspiration for Shubho Mahurat. Rakhee's character, Rangapishi, is the Miss Marple of Bengal. The story opens with Padmini, a well-known actress from the golden age of cinema, arriving in Kolkata from America on a mission to help her second husband Sambit make his directorial debut.
This was Ghosh's first time adapting a RabindranathTagore story. Young widow Binodini, who had previously refused a marriage proposal with her, is made to live in Calcutta with Rajlakshmi and her son Mahendra after the death of her husband. Despite the fact that Mahendra is already married to Ashalata, he is now drawn to Binodini.
Rituparno Ghosh's debut Hindi film, Raincoat, stars Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai. This film is based on O Henry's short story The Gift of the Magi. Manoj works in jute mill in Bhagalpur but the mill got locked out and he became unemployed. He decided to travels to Kolkata without any financial support.