(Last Updated on : 08/08/2013)
Regional directors of Eastern India include the various movie directors based in the Eastern Indian states like West Bengal
. The films directed by these directors vary according to the regional languages, dialects and the individual styles of these states. Several of these directors have composed some of the most brilliant movies in the country, which have won national and global accolades and introduced some talented actors and actresses. These regions of India have produced some renowned directors like Ritwik Ghatak
, Rituparno Ghosh
, Sandip Ray, Prakash Jha, Pritish Nandy, Ravi Kinagi, Bijaya Lena and numerous others.
Regional Directors of West Bengal
The Bengali film industry, namely 'Tollywood' has been enriched by dexterous movie directors like Satyajit Ray
, Bimal Roy
, Mrinal Sen
, Aparna Sen
, Shakti Samanta
, Rituparno Ghosh, Anjan Dutta
, Haranath Chakroborty, Srijit Mukherjee, Swapan Saha, Tapan Sinha
and several others. Films like 'Pather Panchali
', 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne
', etc., by Satyajit Ray
, 'Teen Kanya
' and 'Paromitar Ek Din' by veteran director Aparna Sen, 'Autograph', 'Baishey Srabon' and others by Srijit Mukherjee are worth mentioning.
Regional Directors of Bihar
Bhojpuri films and other local films in the state of Bihar are the products of talented filmmakers like Neeraj Pandey, Prakash Jha, Satyen Bose, Ajit Pal Mangat, Tapan Sinha, Manish Jha, Pritish Nandy, Ram Gopal Bajaj and Kabeer Kaushik are a few of the skilled movie directors of the film industry of Bihar. Films like 'Mrityudand', 'Apaharan', etc. by Prakash Jha, 'Matrubhoomi' by Manish Jha and many other regional films of Bihar have attracted admiration.
Regional Directors of Orissa
Oriya film industry or 'Ollywood' involves a series of movie directors like Bijaya Lena, Prasant Nanda, Hara Patnaik, Bijoy Ketan Misra, Ravi Kinagi, Nila Madhav Panda and Sabyasachi Mohapatra. Bijaya Lena's 'Abhaas' and 'Tara', Hara Patnaik's 'Pagala Premi', 'Ae Jugara Krishna Sudama', 'Paradesi Babu', etc., Ravi Kinagi's 'Sonar Sankhali', Nirad Mohapatra's 'Maya Miriga', Sabyasachi Mohapatra's 'Jai Jagannatha' and 'Bhukha', Prasant Nanda's 'Jianta Bhoota', 'Lal Pan Bibi', 'Swapna Sagara', etc., are amongst the notables films in Orissa.
Regional Directors of Jharkhand
Film directors of Jharkhand include directors like Anil Sikdar, Anil Kumar
, Binod Rajpal, Pankaj
Sinha, Jhilmil Sah, Ravindra Pandey, Rajiv Sinha, Shri Prakash, Sushil Ankan, Prashant Gailwar, Binod Kumar, Prajnan Tripathy and many others.
Regional directors of Eastern India have made beautiful movies and also include many budding or debut directors who are trying their luck to make some meaningful films.