Director Tapan Sinha passes away

Director Tapan Sinha passes away

Director Tapan Sinha passes away

Dadasaheb Phalke award winner and noted film-maker Tapan Sinha, 84, died at a hospital in Kolkata on Thursday after prolonged illness.
Tapan Sinha studied physics at the Presidency College, Calcutta. He married Bengali actress Arundhati Devi. Their son is the renowned Indian scientist Professor, Anindya Sinha.
Tapan Sinha was a master storyteller whose filmography presented an amazing variety of subjects promising different experiences for the audience each time.
An avid follower of American directors like William Wyler, Carol Reed and John Ford, he entered the film world as a technician.
Tapan Sinha made 41 films, 19 of which won National Awards. Sinha’s films have also won laurels in International Film Festivals of Berlin, Venice, London, Moscow, San Francisco, Locarno, Cork Festival in Ireland, Kampuchea and Seoul. He has also served as a member of the jury in film festivals at Tashkent and San Francisco among others.

Tapan Sinha’s filmography:

Ankush (1954)

Upahaar (1955)

Tonsil (1956)

Kabuliwala (1957)

Lauha Kapat (1958)

Kala Mati (1958)

Khaniker Atithi (1959)

Khudhito Pashan (1960)

Jhinder Bandi (1961)

Hansuli Banker Upakatha (1962)

Nirjan Saikate (1963)

Jatugriha (1964)

Arohi (1964)

Atithi (1965)

Galpo Holeo Satti (1966)

Hate Bazare (1967)

Aapan Jon (1968)

Sagina Mahato (1970)

Sasina (1970)

Ekhani (1971)

Zindagi Zindagi (1972)

Aandhar Periye (1973)

Raja (1975)

Harmonium (1976)

Ek Je Chhilo Desh (1977)

Safed Haathi (1978)

Sabuj Dwiper Raja (1979)

Banchharamer- Bagan (1980)

Adalat O Ekti Meye (1982)

Admi Aur Aurat (1982)

Manush (1983)

Didi (1984)

Baidurya Rahasya (1985)

Atanka (1986)

Aaj Ka Rabinhood (1987)

Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991)

Antardhaan (1992)

Wheel Chair (1994)

Satabdir Kanya (1996)

Ajab Gnayer Ajab Katha (1999)

Anokhi Moti (2000)


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