Subhrajit Mitra

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Subhrajit Mitra is a film maker from India.[1]

Career[edit]

Born on 18 January 1976, Subhrajit Mitra started his career at the age of 18 as a documentary director for Doordarshan. He completed his post graduate diploma in Computer science and engineering and a part-time two years diploma course in Film-direction from National Institute of Film and Fine Arts.

His debut feature film was Mon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited in 2008. Mitra has directed 6 feature films including Aagunpakhi and Kakababu trilogy by Sunil Ganguly, and "Chorabali (2016 film)" a who dunnit thriller inspired by Agatha Christie's work . Vorai, a 52 mins film, was Mitra’s first fiction work, which has won 4 major awards across the globe.[citation needed]

Earlier in his career, prior to Mon Amour, he scripted and directed six documentaries for Doordarshan, the national channel, a fifty-two episodes of a documentary-series on National network with joint production by ISRO [Indian space research organization], two corporate documentaries for BM Birla heart research center, a corporate documentary for ONGC and a promotional docu-fiction on conservation of nature for Forest Department of West Bengal. Subhrajit researched, scripted and Directed "WANGALA" – a documentary film on GARO tribes in the North east of the Himalayan foothill range, it was premiered with very much appreciation in ‘Document 2 film Festival’ (September 2004) in GLASGOW, Scotland, U.K. and Awarded as ‘Special Mention’ film in the ‘Golden Gate Fiction & Documentary Film Festival’ (December 2004) in San Francisco, USA and as ‘Integral Realization’ in the ‘Honolulu International Film Festival’. He was an empanelled filmmaker of National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel and History Channel. He has directed a series on the lesser-known tribes of the Himalayas, titled "Himalayas- unsung, unseen" for National Geographic Channel.[citation needed]

Mitra made a feature on Jesus Christ’s alleged life in India after his proclaimed resurrection, titled "The unknown stories of the Messiah". Internationally acclaimed actors such as Soumitra Chatterjee and Aparna Sen have acted in this film. The film was nominated as the "Best International docu-feature" award at the Rome international film festival 2006. Apart from this he has scripted and directed nine telefilms for various channels. Subhrajit has made quite a few commercials for some national brands and worked as the show-director for big TV events. His Documentary film on prisoner’s children, "Flickering Angels", produced by Gov.of India and Gaurang Films is traveling in several international festivals.[citation needed]

Mitra is making a documentary on the 1971 India–Pakistan war and Bangladesh liberation for BSF, produced by Ministry of Home Affairs, India. Mr. A R Rahman has done the score for this Documentary.

His films and documentaries have won 12 international awards[vague] and have been screened at around 30 International film festivals across the globe.[citation needed]

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Filmography[edit]

Feature film[edit]

Documentary[edit]

  • Wangala as a Creative Director
  • The unknown stories of the Messiah
  • Corporate Documentaries for ONGC & Wildlife dept. W.B.
  • Flickering Angels
  • The men who saved killapara

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amrita Roychoudhury (2009-09-13). "This isn’t a Maoist film: Subhrajit". The Times of India. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  2. ^ "Long trek to track and shoot tribes". India: The Telegraph. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  3. ^ DASGUPTA, PRIYANKA (2008-08-17). "Subhrajit is a happy man-India Buzz-Entertainment-The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2008-10-24.