Amitava also writes poetry and short fiction in Bengali and English – observing life in a platter. His poetry collection Forever Meera and translation anthology of Soumitra Chatterjee’s English poems titled Walking Through the Mist were published in 2020. He can be reached at www.amitavanag.net.
Beyond Apu – 20 Favourite Film Roles of Soumitra Chatterjee looks at the cinematic life of this thespian through twenty of the most iconic characters he has essayed. Handpicked by the star himself, and brimming over with vintage anecdotes, this is a fascinating read on the art and craft of a master at work.
For the last six decades Soumitra Chatterjee has been revered, followed, worshipped – he had been a way of life, for many. The idea of this book stems from the many discussions the author had with Soumitra Chatterjee for over the last few years