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Ghosh, Rituparno

Works: 45 works in 105 publications in 6 languages and 601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Musical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Romantic plays  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Lyricist, Scenarist, Film editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Rituparno Ghosh
Most widely held works by Rituparno Ghosh
Chokher bāli a passion play by Rituparno Ghosh( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1900's, Chokher Bali is a dramatic and luscious tale of deception and manipulation. Binodini becomes a widow within a year of her marriage. She is an educated and liberated woman - who refuses to conform to her expected widow status - rebelling against the taboos of the society in which she lives
Raincoat Renakoṭa by Rituparno Ghosh( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manoj vient à Calcutta pour quêter de l'argent auprès de ses amis d'enfance. Honteux de devoir recourir à l'aumône pour survivre, il se sent perdu dans cette grande ville. Un après-midi, il rend visite à Neerja, son premier amour qui, six ans plus tôt, l'a éconduit pour épouser un homme riche. Elle le reçoit dans une maison bourgeoise, toute de soie vêtue. Mais au fil des heures, Manoj va se rendre compte que les apparences sont souvent bien trompeuses
Dosar The companion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Bengali and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of one woman changes forever when a car accident leaves her husband in the hospital and his female passenger dead, and leads to a discovery that could damage the woman's marriage
The last Lear( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, a 65-year-old retiree, spends his days making a doorbell that only Einstein can ring and chanting Shakespeare. He lives for acting, loves theatre, adores Shakespeare and absolutely detests cinema. So what happens when Siddharttha, a film director, is the only one to figure out Harry's doorbell?
Utsab( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Bengali and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The two middle-aged daughters of Bhagabati gather with their families in their old home to celebrate Durga Puja. But what seems like a celebration is in fact a seething cauldron of family tenions as each daughter brings along her own baggage of problems."--Container
Kashma kash( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramesh and his friend's sister Hemanalini love each other, but Ramesh has to marry another girl due to pressure from his family
Baṛioẏāli = The lady of the house( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Bengali and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely middle-aged woman is forced by circumstance to let out her house to a film crew. She is attracted to the charming director and he exploits this fact to suit his purposes
Khela( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kolkata-based Sheela Bhowmik feels isolated and neglected, and decides to leave her busy film-maker husband, Raja, to spend sometime with her friend, Renu, her mom, and then subsequently travels to Kashmir to spend some time by herself. Raja gets involved in a new movie depicting the life of Gautam Buddh, and is on the look-out for a male child to play the character. He does find one, a young school-going lad, Abhirup Mitra; introduces him to the Producer, Vikram; as well as other crew including beautiful Anjali, who has a crush on Raja. Neither Vikram, Anjali nor any of the crew are aware that Raja is the prime suspect in the abduction of Abhirup
Dahana = Crossfire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Bengali and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on fact, this film depicts the events in the lives of two women after a trauma, in which one woman helps the other, attacked by some goons attempting rape. The victim was housewife in a middle class Bengali family in Kolkata, India. The film portrays the changed perception of their own familes and the society at large, both for the victim, and her saviour
Titli the first monsoon day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Bengali and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter with a Bollywood superstar, the object of a teenage girl's crush, changes the lives of the girl and her mother forever
Asukha( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Bengali and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film profiles the dilemma of a popular female filmstar. At a delicate point in her life, rejected by her fiance in love, she starts doubting everyone around her, including her parents. The film portrays the malaise of an actress trying to balance multiple pressures in her life
Antarmahal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Bengali and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich feudal lord in 19th century Bengal, India has married for the second time after his first wife hasn't been able to give him a child (more specifically a son) after twelve years of marriage. His second wife is unable to produce a child either. Not even thinking that he might be the one lacking in fertility he tries taking advice from priests on how to get a heir. Also, he's trying to get a title from the viceroy so his plan is to replace the Goddess Durga's face with Queen Victoria, so he's brought in a young virile sculptor to do this task. But the sculptor models the image of the goddess after the young wife. Out of rage, the feudal lord comes to kill his wife but finds that she has already committed suicide
Śubha maharat̲a( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Bengali and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 20 years, Padmini, a retired film star comes to India from the US to launch her second husband Sambit as the director of his debut film in Kolkata. Kakoli, the proposed heroine of the film, is infamous for her narcotics addiction. On the first day of the shoot, Mallika, an aspiring journalist who lives with Rangapishima, her widowed aunt, appears for her maiden film assignment. Mallika accompanies Kakoli home after the shoot for an exclusive interview, only to remain the lone witness to Kakoli's sudden accidental death. The media is ripe with assumptions, and the police are misled with ever-changing clues. At this point a second death occurs. Rangapishima, an avid fan of Padmini, intervenes and conducts an investigation of her own, setting the stage for a complex dramatic narrative
Titali( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Bengali and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film captures the growing up crushes and sensitivity of teenaged girls. It also portrays mother-daughter relationship. The girl has a crush on a filmstar, who happened to be the former lover of her mother
Memories in March( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young copywriter of a leading ad agency in Kolkata dies in a car accident after driving home from an awards ceremony the previous night. His mother, Arati Mishra flies in to collect his ashes and his belongings he left behind. When she arrives, she is met by her son's co-worker's who takes her to his cremation ceremony. After arriving at her son's job she begins blaming his co-workers for letting her son drive, until she finds out her son had a secret life
Uniśe Eprila( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Bengali and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous dancer's profound dedication to her career alienates her from her husband and daughter. Her only daughter gets very lonely and cannot open up to her after she lost her father at a very tender age. She grows up to be a medical doctor, but could not become close to her mother. The film explores nuances of mother-daughter relationship and the conflicts of creative, professional women
Uneese April Nineteenth April by Rituparno Ghosh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Bengali and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medical student, Aditi, returns to visit her mother in Calcutta. She has spent most of her childhood at a boarding school and doesn't know much about her parents, particularly her father who died when she was young. Her mother Sarojini, a noted dancer, is preparing to receive an important prize. The girl is still obsessed with the loss of her father and as his death anniversary approaches, she becomes increasingly despondent; something her mother fails to notice as she is caught up in the brouhaha surrounding the award. A tragedy catches the mother's attention and finally mother and daughter make their peace
Raincoat a film by Rituparno Ghosh by Debojyoti Mishra( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two former lovers from a small town in Bihar meet again after six years on a rainy afternoon in Calcutta
Sab choritra kalponik( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Bengali and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The storyline of Sab Choritra Kolponic revolves around Radhika (Bipasha Basu) and Indraneel (Prosenjit) positioned within flashback and contemporary times simultaneously. Radhika and Indraneel are two ideal human beings but do not share a good bonding. This is because of their upbringing to two entirely different environments, completely different mind sets, language differences, ideology mismatch, etc. and this encourages Radhika to patronize the idea of divorcing Indraneel and marrying Shekhar (Jisshu Sengupta), her colleague and boyfriend. But then the movie, takes a different turn and Radhika, who is in Jamshedpur, learns that her husband, Indraneel (in Kolkata) has passed away because of a cardiac arrest. Radhika feels her world going upside down and she immediately storms back to their home in Kolkata. There on seeing the garlanded picture of Indraneel, house decorated with flowers, and Indraneels dead body, Radhika is drowned in the memories of yester years. How both of them got married. Then they came to Kolkata and her return to Jamshedpur. Indraneel was a well known poet and has won a prestigious literary award before his death. A function is arranged to pay tribute to the great poet. There, when several poets read Indranee Is poems, to her surprise Radhika Discovers that all His poems only talked about their relationship and their memories as husband and wife and nothing else. She feels Indraneel is still with her mentally and emotionally if not physically. Once again Radhika gets engrossed in her memories, her relationship with Indraneel and their good and bad times they had shared. The film is all about Radhika's journey as a wife and her transformation as Indraneel's widow
Naukādubi Noukadubi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rameshchandra Chaudhry, a lawyer by profession, is in love with Hemnalini, and is displeased when he finds that his father wants him to marry Sushilla, the daughter of a widow. He initially refuses despite of his father disowning him, but changes his mind when the bride's mother pleads with him, and gets married without even seeing, leave alone getting to know his bride. After the marriage, they board a boat which overturns after a storm, and they end up being the only survivors. Unable to get Hemnalini out of his mind, he refuses to be intimate with his bride. On talking with her gradually over the next few months, it slowly sinks in that she is not Sushilla but Kamla - the bride of another male!
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Ghoṣa, Ṛtuparṇa 1963-2013

Ghosh, Rituporno

Ghosh Rituporno 1963-2013

Ghosha, R̥tuparṇa

Ghoshe, Rituparna

Ghoshe Rituparna 1963-2013

Rituparno Ghosh.

Rituparno Ghosh 1963-2013

Rituparno Ghosh bengalischer Filmregisseur

Rituparno Ghosh director de cine bengalí indio

Rituparno Ghosh Indiaas filmregisseur (1963-2013)

Rituparno Ghosh Indian film director

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Ṛtuparṇa Ghoṣa 1963-2013

R̥tuparṇa Ghosha

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ঋতুপর্ণ ঘোষ

ਰਿਤੁਪਰਣੋ ਘੋਸ਼

ரிதுபர்னோ கோஷ்

ఋతుపర్ణ ఘోష్

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