Premiere – Sankachil

National Award winning director Gautam Ghose & Bengali superstar/actor Prosenjit hosted the premiere of National Award winning Bengali film ‘Sankachil’, recently, at Cinepolis (Fun Republic) in Mumbai. Other celebrities who attended the screening include Madhur Bhandarkar, Govind Nihalani, Srijit Mukherjee, Tara Alisha Berry, Pradeep Guha, Abhijit Bhatttacharya, Anjum Rizvi, Manish Gupta, Shoumik Sen, Ashok Pandit, Balle Grover, Ashwini Chowdhary, and Sunil Bohra.

<IMAGES in slider>

Ghose’s “Sankhachil”, jointly produced by India and Bangladesh, was shot on both sides of the border, and is his third Indo-Bangla production.

The film, which recently won the National Award, portrays the angst of the people living near the Indo-Bangladesh border, and stars Prosenjit and Bangladeshi actress Kusum. Ghose says that he has always been inspired by Ritwik Ghatak, whose partition themed films have left a mark on him. He believes that partition always brought forth the raw wounds on the psyche of affected people on both sides of the border.



Piyush Chauhan is a simple apple farmer from Rampur, close to Simla. This Himalayan pandu has immense interest in films of all sorts. Especially, Hindi. In his spare time, which isn’t much these days, he dreams of climbing the impossible mountains.


Related by

  • The Workshop Scenario   Cinematic language of cinema and methodology of filmmaking, screenplay structure, directing acting, cinematography, sound designing, & editing Workshop director: Prof. Samar Nakhate (ex-Dean of FTII)...
  • f i l m   Bring Your Own Film Festival (BYOFF) Feb 21-25 Facebook page Puri, Orissa Bangalore International Film Festival (BIFFES 2018) Feb 22 – Mar 01 Bangalore...
  • Films — Then & Now All things change with time, and with them, the subjects and styles of cinema. This central idea formed the topic of the Film Critics...
  • The Grey Dusk of Guru Dutt: a Keep-Alive/Manohar-Monologues music concert Venue: Sawarkar Hall, Shivaji Park Date: Monday, Oct 9 Time: Sharp 07.30 Donor passes/details:  Contact Mr. Krishnan Iyer at 98204 77643  ...