Utpalendu Chakrabarty

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Utpalendu Chakrabarty (born 1948) is a Bengali Indian filmmaker and theater personality, based in Kolkata, India.

Life and career[edit]

He was born in Calcutta in 1948. He graduated from the Scottish Church College, of the University of Calcutta.[1]

Chakrabarty was involved in politics in his student life and spent time in Purulia among the tribals. Although he started out as a teacher, his passion was cinema. He made several documentaries and films.

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Feature films[edit]

  • Prasab 1994
  • Chandaneer 1989
  • Phaansi 1988
  • Debshishu 1985
  • Chokh 1983
  • Maina Tadanta 1980

Television films[edit]

  • Dwibachan 1989
  • Sonar Chheye Dami 1989
  • Rang 1989
  • Bikalpa 1988
  • Aparichita 1986
  • Aparichita(Bengali) 2002
  • Kalo Patharer Itikatha(Balad of the black Stone)
  • Chua Chandan
  • May Day 2005

Documentaries[edit]

  • The Music of Satyajit Ray 1984
  • Debrata Biswas 1983
  • Mukti Chai 1977
  • Sunilo Sagore(On The Life of Sunil Gangopadhyay)

Writer[edit]

  • The Music of Satyajit Ray (documentary) 1984
  • Chokh (screenplay / story) 1983

Composer[edit]

  • Chokh 1983

Music director[edit]

  • Chhaturtha Panipather Juddha 1995

Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Some Alumni of Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008, page 591

External links[edit]