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Sushrita Acharjee
Dr Kaustav Bakshi is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Jadavpur University. Bakshi has written widely on topics of gender, sexuality, and popular culture. He has spoken on issues related to gender and sexuality in postcolonial South Asia at Colombia University, Birbeck,…
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Sushrita Acharjee
Rituparno Ghosh was a gender nonconforming, sexually dissident filmmaker who made and acted in films revolving around openly homosexual, bisexual and transgender characters. For his work, he won accolades including national awards in India and recognition at film festivals around the world. In 2013…
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Sushrita Acharjee
Rituparno Ghosh emerged in the world of Bengali cinema at a time when Bengal was dealing with a depressive vacuum left by the loss of the master filmmakers who shaped the region’s cultural landscape. Ghosh’s debut directorial venture, Hirer Angti, released in 1992, the same year in which Satyajit…
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Sushrita Acharjee
Rituparno Ghosh (1963–2013), the gender nonconformist, homosexual Bengali filmmaker, created a space for sexual and gender minorities on the silver screen. With seven national and international awards, he was recipient of a kind of stardom that was unprecedented for any publicly known queer person…
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