Among the many things that writer director Anvita Dutt s Bulbbul gets right, the role of the Thakur s haveli or mansion is particularly impressive. From the moment we see the film s protagonist, the titular Bulbbul (Tripti Dimri) arriving at the old house after her marriage to the eldest thakur scion Indranil (Rahul Bose), it s clear that this haveli, gloomy on the outside and tastefully decorated from the inside, is going to be an important character, almost, in the story.In a crucial scene, we see Bulbbul and Dr Sudip (Parambrata Chattopadhyay) telling the younger thakur Satya (Avinash Tiwary) about one of the good doctor s patients a woman who was clearly getting beaten up by her husband. Every time Dr Sudip s services were required, she would claim to have fallen down the stairs . As Bulbbul notes with a meaningful smile, There s only one house in the village that has stairs , alluding to the haveli. Later, we learn that this mirrors how Dr Sudip came to meet Bulbbul: after Indranil beat her up brutally, he called the doctor to dress her wounds and claimed that she had fallen down the stairs.
Netflix has set a June 24 release date for its next original film from India Bulbbul, originally titled Bulbul produced by Anushka Sharma and her brother Karnesh Sharma''s Clean Slate Films. Bulbbul is a supernatural period horror about a woman in Bengal who was married off as a child and harbours a dark past of murders in her village, connected to the legend of a chudail, Hindi for witch. Anvita Dutt, a lyricist and dialogue writer is making her debut as director. Bulbbul stars Tripti Dimri and Avinash Tiwary (Laila Majnu), and Rahul Bose (Poorna) in the lead, with supporting roles for Parambrata Chattopadhyay (Kahaani), and Paoli Dam (Hate Story).Bulbbul was originally announced in November 2018 as one of nine new original films from India, alongside the likes of Delhi set police drama Soni, Priyanka Chopra produced Firebrand, Madhuri Dixit produced 15th August, Manav Kaul led Music Teacher, Abhay Deol, Mithila Palkar starrer Chopsticks, the Bengaluru start up bromance Upstarts. Bulbbul was just one of two films alongside the Sachin Kundalkar directed Cobalt Blue that had yet to release out of that 2018 Netflix India slate. (The ninth, Hotel Mumbai, was pulled from schedule due to distribution issues.)
An expert panel at the ETPanache Dialogue on Grooming.(From left sitting) Krishna Gupta, Kavita Angre, Dhimaan Shah. (From left standing) Nihir Parikh, Sumanto Chattopadhyay and Raghavendra Rathore
Contrary to earlier discovery that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced a form of Parkinson;s disease, a new study has found that it is an enzyme in the body that can metabolise compounds formed in the brain from alkaloids causing a neurodegenerative condition in mice.The study led by Narayan Avadhani and Mrittika Chattopadhyay, suggested that the enzyme, mitochondrial CYP2D6, presents a potentially powerful new target for Parkinson 's treatment. "Over the past two or three decades, researchers have tried inhibiting the process by they believed MPTP was metabolised, with mixed success, " said Avadhani.
New Delhi: Ittefaq, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha, which releases this week, is a remake of director Yash Chopra 's 1969 thriller of the same name. While Bollywood has a long tradition of borrowing from Hollywood and regional cinema, it has often turned to its own classics for inspiration. Here are 10 examples.1. Devdas (2002): Sanjay Leela Bhansali 's magnum opus that earned Rs41 crore in box office collections was a remake of older Hindi films, featuring Dilip Kumar and K.L. Saigal, all based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel about a man who drinks himself to self destruction.
New Delhji, Sept 22 (UNI) Bollywood today hailed the choice of the Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Newton' as India's entry to the Oscars in the Best foreign language film category.Shooting for YashRaj Films' Salman Katrina starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai' completedNew Delhi, Sept 22 (UNI) The shooting of YRF's mega flick 'Tiger Zinda Hai', starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, has wrapped up with an elaborate schedule in Abu Dhabi, officials at Yashraj films said today.'Newton' India's official entry at Oscar 2018Mumbai, Sep 22 (UNI) 'Newton' will be India's official entry at Oscars 2018, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced today.Sanjay Dutt's comeback film 'Bhoomi' hits screens todayNew Delhi, Sept 22 (UNI) After his long absence from Bollywood, due to his incarceration in Yerwada jail in a case related with the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Sanjay Dutt will return to the silver screen with 'Bhoomi', which hits cinema screens today.Bengali film Projapoti Biskut a nostalgia of North Kolkata culture release tomorrowKolkata, Sep 21 (UNI) Keeping in line to the nostalgia of North Kolkata culture, after Open Tee Bioscope director Anindya Chattopadhyay returns with a comedy of errors in the lives of a newly married couple in his next venture Projapoti Biskut which will release tomorrow. BollywoodBollywood lauds choice of 'Newton' as India's entry to OscarsNew Delhji, Sept 22 (UNI) Bollywood today hailed the choice of the Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Newton' as India's entry to the Oscars in the Best foreign language film category.Toronto, Sep 18 (UNI) It takes only two movies at the ongoing 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to witness India's famed animation prowess on the global stage.