Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Nandan to Host Retrospective of Bappaditya Bandopadhyay

Our CorrespondentKolkata: Nandan will host a three-day retrospective of recently died Bengali film director Bappaditya Bandopadhyay after the ongoing 21st International Kolkata Film Festival. The announcement came at a memorial ceremony of this 45 year old director at Nandan-3 on Tuesday (17 November). Actor Prosenjit Chattopadhyay, Paoli Dam, director Ashoke Viswanathan and Haranath Chakraborty along with Bandopadhyay’s father Debashish Bandopadhyay and brother Rajaditya and CEO of Nandan Jadav Mondal were present there.

Ace actor Prosenjit Chattopadhyay at the programme has proposed formation of an archive of films directed by Bappaditya. Recalling the young director he said Bappaditya was uncompromising in his approach towards film making. It would be great if the film lovers get a chance to remember the director through his works for a long time. Hence, a film archive should be set up, Chattopadhyay added.

Actress Paoli Dam said that Bappaditya had taught her the nitty-gritty of world cinema. She mentioned that Bappaditya used to believe in team work and always wanted to work with debutants