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Sen, Aparna 1945-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 217 publications in 5 languages and 2,014 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Internet videos  Independent films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Aparna Sen
 
Most widely held works by Aparna Sen
Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama. An affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood)
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer by Aparna Sen( Visual )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Muslim wildlife photograher and a married south Indian Brahmin are thrown together during on a bus journey when they find themselves in a middle of a riot. Their conventional beliefs are challenged and their lives are changed
Teen kanya = Two daughters by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Postmaster', is a story of the tender bond that develops between Nandalal, a city bred young man who arrives in a small village as a postmaster and Ratan, a pre-adolescent orphan girl, who is his housekeeper/maid
Sati( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in Bengali and Multiple languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Brahmin girl (Shabana Azmi) in this story has a disastrous horoscope. In an Indian village in 1828, this can be a real handicap. The fact that she is mute only compounds her difficulties. Her horoscope predicts that she will become a widow at an early age. If this turns out as predicted, in addition to being bad luck for her prospective husbands, it is bad luck for her, as she will, according to the customs of the time, have to commit suttee, sati. That means she will have to be burned alive on her husband's funeral pyre. To avoid this fate, her family has hit upon the appealing strategem of having her marry a banyan tree
Hullabaloo over Georgie and Bonnie's pictures( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In India, a young Maharaja, Georgie, and his sister, Bonnie, possess a collection of Indian miniature paintings. Two art collectors try to scam the artwork out of the Maharaja's hands while the collection's curator works both sides against each other
What the sea said( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in Bengali and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional couple takes a second honeymoon in an effort to revive their failing marriage after 18 months of separation
15 Park Avenue( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family drama about a daughter who suffers from schizophrenia and grows worse after a traumatic attack. Meethi believes she is married to the fiance who deserted her, has five children and lives at 15 Park Avenue, when in fact she lives at home with her mother and older sister
Jana araṇya = The middleman by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Bengali and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somnath, a serious and honest student, does poorly in his final exams in college because his teacher cannot read his small handwriting. To the disappointment of his father, Somnath decides to enter the business world as a middle man. In this position, Somnath's ethics will be challenged by corrupt business practices
36 Chowringhee Lane by Aparna Sen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet, a middle-aged Anglo-Indian schoolteacher living alone in Calcutta befriends a former student and her boyfriend and has happy times with them. Then, after her brother, who lives in a nursing home, dies and the student and her friend are married, Violet has no one left and must leave India to go live with faraway relatives
Tina kanyā = Three daughters( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Bengali and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Postmaster', is a story of the tender bond that develops between Nandalal, a city bred young man who arrives in a small village as a postmaster and Ratan, a pre-adolescent orphan girl, who is his housekeeper/maid. The second story, 'The Lost Jewels', is about a young wife who is obsessed with jewels and constantly nags her husband for more. The tale of the husband and wife is recounted by the village schoolteacher to a hooded man. The third story 'The conclusion' is a romance that traces the slapstick courtship of a somber young scholar and the high-spirited young woman he hopes to tame
The Japanese wife( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Bengali and Hindi and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Snehamoy, a schoolteacher in the Sunderbans, and Miyage, a young girl in Japan, meet through letters, fall in love over letters, and even get married through letters! They have been married for 15 years, but have never met."--Container
Days and nights in the forest by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Bengali and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends from Calcutta drive out for a short holiday in the country. During the next few days, they meet up with local village girls plus two high-caste young ladies also on holiday. A series of drunken sprees, social embarrassments, adventures with servants, officials, prostitutes and even a brief romance ensue, before the three friends return to Calcutta, each with a fuller appreciation of life and love
Two daughters : two stories by Rabindrananth Tagore ; Satyajit Ray Productions presents ; produced, written, music & directed by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Bengali and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories "The Postmaster" and "The Conclusion" express the hungers, pains and joys of youth in terms of compassionate understanding and truth. This is the international release version, missing the third story adapted in the Indian version
Parama( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in Bengali and Hindi and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian housewife experiences a new awareness about herself and the world when she has an affair with an American photographer and faces rejection from her family
Chotushkone = The quadrangle( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in Bengali and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a famous director, Jayobrato, receives an offer from a producer who wants to make a film out of four short films made by Jayobrato and three other famnous directors, Trina, Shayko and Diptyo, he shares the idea with them. The conditions are that they have to act in their own short films. They have to travel to the producer's bungalow in a jungle to give him a joint narration of their individual stories and the short films need to have a common theme - Death. Since Diptyo and Trina have had an affair in the past with Shakyo being the silent third angle, Jayobrato has a difficult time convincing them but eventually succeeds. They set out on a journey, all three narrating their stories (which we see as short films shot in contrasting styles) on their way. And also in the process, rediscovering aspects of their past, and also present day relationships in their respective lives. However the film reaches a climax and a tragic end when Jayobrato tells his story and we discover that even he is related to all three, in the process uncovering terrible secrets from their past. Chotushkone, or The Quadrangle, is a film about love, ambition, unconventional relationships and above all, vengence
Suddenly one day( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired professor who walks out on a rainy day and disappears without any reasons. The story unfolds as the family reacts to this disappearance first with shock, then sorrow, resignation and finally acceptance
Āraśī nagara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Bengali and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Khans & the Mitras families are in the real estate business and are sworn enemies. Both have their eyes on Arshinagar slum, which they dream of developing into luxury apartments or shopping malls. While the Khan and Mitra goons continue to engage in violent battles over acquiring the slum by fair means or foul, Bishwananath Mitra's son Ronojoy and Sabir Khan's daughter Zulekha happen to meet and fall in love at first sight
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
Iti mrinalini : an unfinished letter by Aparna Sen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mrinalini, an aging actress, writes a suicide note. As a performer, the first lesson she had learnt was timing - the perfect moment for making an entrance or an exot on stage. On the stage of life, her entrance had been beyond her control but she wants to choose the moment of her exit at least."--Container
Śveta pātharera thāla = Swet patharer thala( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Bengali and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A socially relevant film about two generations of a family
 
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Jana araṇya = The middleman
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Jana araṇya = The middleman
Alternative Names
Aparna Dad Gupta 1945-

Aparna Das Gupta 1945-

Aparna Dasgupta 1945-

Aparna Sen 1945-

Aparna Sen aktorka, reżyserka i scenarzystka indyjska

Aparna Sen Indiaas actrice

Aparna Sen Indian filmmaker, script writer and actress

Aparna Sen indische Schauspielerin, Filmregisseurin und Drehbuchautorin

Dad Gupta, Aparna

Dad Gupta, Aparna 1945-

Das Gupta, Aparna

Das Gupta, Aparna 1945-

Dasgupta, Aparna

Dasgupta, Aparna 1945-

Sena, Aparṇā 1945-

آپارنا سن فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان هندی

اپرنا سین

अपर्णा सेन

अपर्णा सेन भारतीय फिल्म निर्माता, पटकथा लेखक और अभिनेत्री

অপর্ণা সেন ভারতীয় চলচ্চিত্র নির্মাতা, স্ক্রিপ্ট লেখক এবং অভিনেত্রী

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