Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a well-known poet and contemporary Indian filmmaker of great repute. His lyrics found in poetry form have been extended to cinema as well. During the early stages of his film career, Dasgupta made several films that were inspired by Satyajit Ray's realistic film genre. However, later he switched over to other forms of films. Some of his most famous films are Bagh Bahadur, Charachar, Tahader Katha and Uttara. He was a passionate student of economics at the prestigious Scottish Church College and at the University of Calcutta.
Filmography of Buddhadeb Dasgupta
|Samayer Kache -1968
||Neem Annapurna -1979
||Contemporary Indian Sculpture -1987
||Tahader Katha -1992
||Ami, Yasin Ar Amar Madhubala -2007
|Dholer Raja Khirode Natta -1973
||Mondo Meyer Upakhyan -2002
||Andhi Gali -1984
||Bagh Bahadur -1989
||Lal Darja -1997
||Swapner Din -2004
Documentary and Television work
|History of Indian Jute -1990
||India on the Move -1985
||Indian Science Marches Ahead -1984
||Vigyan O Tar Avishkar -1980
||Fishermen of Sundarban -1974
||Story of Glass -1985
||Rhythm of Steel -1981
||The Continent of Love -1968
At the Spain International Film Festival in Madrid on May 27, 2008, Buddhadeb Dasgupta was honored with the lifetime achievement award. Buddhadeb Dasgupta's daughter, Alokananda Dasgupta is doing musical studies at York University. His elder daughter, Rajeshwari Dasgupta (Ghose) is also a trained classical pianist and a ex- copywriter at Ogilvy & Mather where she has led creative campaigns for several Indian companies and conglomerates. Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a famed persona in the Indian film industry.
Awards won by Buddgadeb Deasgupta
* Buddhadeb Dasgupta received the lifetime achievement award at the Spain International Film Festival in Madrid on 27 May 2008.
* Golden Athena Award at the Athens International Film Festival in 2007
* He also won my national awards for Bengali Feature Films.
In the category of Best Film he won many awards and they are as follows;
* 1989: Bagh Bahadur
* 1993: Charachur
* 1997: Lal Darja
* 2002: Mondo Meyer Upakhyan
* 2008: Kaalpurush
In the category of Best Direction he won many awards and they are as follows
* 2000: Uttara
* 2005: Swapner Din
In the category of Best Feature Film in Bengali he won;
* 1978: Dooratwa
* 1993: Tahader Katha
* Berlin International Film Festival
1988: Golden Bear: Phera
1994: Golden Bear: Charachar
* Venice Film Festival
2000: Golden Lion: Uttara
2000: Special Director Award: Uttara
(Last Updated on : 09-08-2014)
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