LONDON — A selection committee formed by the Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies has chosen helmer Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Bengali-language "Television" as the country's entry in the Academy…
Indian director Mira Nair has come on board to direct crime comedy-drama “Bengali Detective” for Fox Searchlight. Scott Free and Michael Costigan are producing and Sabrina Dhawan is writing the…
Maverick Indian helmer Rituparno Ghosh, who had success on the international festival circuit with such pics as "Chokher bali" (A Passion Play), died May 30 in Kolkata of a heart attack. He was 49…
Phil Cox's vivid docu "The Bengali Detective" follows a pudgy private dick who leads a ragtag sleuthing team as they investigate murder, adultery and counterfeiting in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta).
Entertainment One has nabbed international distribution rights for Philip Cox's "The Bengali Detective," it was announced Tuesday.
A well-intentioned but naive photojournalist working on a story about violence against women is the unintentional catalyst for his subject's degradation in Italo Spinelli's clumsy debut, "Gangor."…
News Corp.'s Star India is making good on its promise to bow more channels in regional dialects -- Bengali general entertainment channel Star Jolsha will kick off Sept. 8.
Bengali director Buddhadeb Dasgupta adds another fine work to his impressive filmography with "The Voyeurs."
In the capable hands of director Mira Nair (bouncing back from the critically and commercially disappointing "Vanity Fair"), Jhumpa Lahiri's wildly popular novel about two generations of a Bengali…
Police in Bangladesh have charged thesp Amin Khan and other cast and crew of Bengali film "Attack" for appearing in an "obscene" film.
An offbeat Indonesian film about the rebellion of a boy who sells duck's eggs at a small Jakarta market scooped top prize at the seventh Osian's Cinefan Asian Film Festival in New Delhi, while West…