Ratnottama Sengupta

Ratnottama Sengupta (daughter of legendary scriptwriter Nabendu Ghosh) is a film -journalist, -festival-curator/-organiser; documentary filmmaker; and author of several books on cinema and film personalities. She is a member of the Film Critics Circle of India, has served on notable international film juries, and is a recipient of the National Film Award for Best Writing on Cinema.
  • Of Documentaries and Shorts

    Of Documentaries and Short Fiction Films

    I was wondering why Documentaries and Shorts are treated as stepping stones to Features. Buddhadev Dasgupta and Goutam Ghose have continued to alternate feature films and documentaries. Even Mrinal Sen and Satyajit Ray made docus after debuting with features! Indeed, the very fact that Buddha Da – who’s undergoing...