WorldCat Identities

Ghosh, Rituparno

Overview
Works: 49 works in 108 publications in 6 languages and 646 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic plays  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Lyricist, Film editor, Interviewee, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set between 1902 and 1905, this is a story of the deception and relationship manipulation involving four young people
Raincoat = Renakoṭa by Rituparno Ghosh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two former lovers from a small town in Bihar meet again after six years on a rainy afternoon in Calcutta
Dosara = The companion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Bengali and held by 55 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 )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 43 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Bengali and Undetermined and held by 25 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 21 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
Bāṛioẏāli( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Bengali and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banalata has lived a solitary existence since her husband-to-be died the night before their wedding from a snake bite. Never having quite gotten over the tragedy, she rarely ventures out and is clearly very lonely. This changes when she agrees to allow a film production unit to shoot in a wing in her sprawling estate. Suddenly her house is filled with movie stars and glamorous people, including the beautiful actress Sudeshna and charming director Deepankar. Though she knows that not only is Deepankar married but that his former lover Sudeshna still holds a torch for him, the lonely widow finds herself drawn to the director. He is exactly the sort of worldly character whom she has always longed to meet. The rakish man flirts back and even persuades Banalata to appear in a bit part in the movie. Yet once the film crew decamps, things at the estate return to the same grinding tedium as before, though the woman feels her isolation all the more acutely. The letters that Banalata writes to Deepankar go unanswered, and her bit part in the movie ends up on the cutting-room floor
Khelā( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 19 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
Cokhera bāli = Chokher Bãli( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Bengali and English and held by 16 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
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
Asukha( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Bengali and held by 13 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
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
Antaramahala( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Bengali and held by 12 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 12 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 11 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
Uniśe Eprila( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Bengali and held by 10 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
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
Uneese April = Nineteenth April by Rituparno Ghosh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Bengali and held by 7 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
Ābahamāna( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in Bengali and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] tells the story of Aniket, one of the finest filmmakers of Bengal in eastern India and the loves of his life. Devoted to his craft, Aniket met and fell in love with his wife Deepti, an actress, while they worked together on the set of a film. They were so in love that Deepti sacrificed her own career for her husband's and for their son Apratim, but lost a little of who she was in the process. The plot thickens when Aniket auditions a young actress, Shikha, who bares an uncanny resemblance to his wife when she was younger. Deepti enthusiastically begins to coach Shikha for her husband's film - so much so that Shikha becomes even more like the girl Deepti used to be and as a result the aging Aniket falls in love with Shikha, a woman as young as his son, despite the sadness and trouble it brings to his family."--IMDb
Naukādubi : Noukadubi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 7 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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Alternative Names
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 director de cinema indi

Rituparno Ghosh director de cinema indio

Rituparno Ghosh Indiaas filmregisseur (1963-2013)

Rituparno Ghosh Indian film director

Rituparno Ghosh regista indiano

Ṛtuparṇa Ghoṣa 1963-2013

R̥tuparṇa Ghosha

ریتوپارنو گوش نویسنده و کارگردان هندی

रितुपर्णो घोष

ঋতুপর্ণ ঘোষ

ঋতুপর্ণ ঘোষ ভারতীয় চলচচিত্র পরিচালক

ਰਿਤੁਪਰਣੋ ਘੋਸ਼

ரிதுபர்னோ கோஷ்

ఋతుపర్ణ ఘోష్

ഋതുപർണ ഘോഷ്

リトゥポルノ・ゴーシュ

日普帕诺·高仕

Languages
Bengali (34)

Hindi (31)

English (9)

German (1)

Russian (1)

Indic (1)