Atanu Ghosh

Atanu Ghosh is a National Award winning filmmaker. Two of his films (Rupkatha Noy and Mayuraskhi) received 4 Filmfare Awards each. Other prominent awards include the Doordarshan Award, the Chitra Bharathi, the RAPA, the Aravindan Puraskaram, the Asia-Pacific Festival Award, the Lankesh Chitra Prashasti, and the Shyamal Sen Smriti Samman, He has also been felicitated by the Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) and the West Bengal Film Journalists Association (WBFJA). A post-graduate in journalism, he has made 13 documentaries, 34 telefilms, and 9 theatrically-released feature films. His body of films—known for perceptual precision and economy of expression—reflect an urge for exploring the unique complexities of human behavior pitted against the backdrop of a society caught up in rapid change.They have been well received at a variety of reputed international festivals such IFFI, Karlovy Vary, London, Shanghai, Osaka, and Busan.
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