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Hello friends! I'm Amitava Nag
Author | Poet | Film Critic | Editor-in-Chief of Silhouette Magazine
Amitava Nag is an independent film critic based in Kolkata and editor of Silhouette. His most recent books on cinema are Murmurs: Silent Steals with Soumitra Chatterjee, 16 Frames and Smriti Satta o Cinema. His earlier writings include the acclaimed books Satyajit Ray’s Heroes and Heroines and Beyond Apu: 20 Favourite Film Roles of Soumitra Chatterjee. His latest book is The Cinema of Tapan Sinha: An Introduction. 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.
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Selected Writings
‘People who are creative don’t die’
In The Media
A Fascinating Biography of Soumitra Chatterjee

A star was born in Bengali cinema with Soumitra Chatterjee as the King in Satyajit Ray’s Apur Sansar in 1959.

Amar Ujala | Review | June 27, 2022

सौमित्र चैटर्जी एक अभिनेता रहे हैं इसके साथ वे बहुत एकांतप्रिय हैं। सत्यजित राय की ‘अपुर संसार’ से प्रारंभ कर तकरीबन छ: दशक उन्होंने अभिनय किया।

June 12, 2023

‘This book is not on cinema as such but on reflections on life by a star who was always human as he shared parts of his life with a much younger friend,’ says Nag of his book ‘Murmurs’

The Indian Express | By Gautam Chintamani | May 30

At the time of his death in November 2020 following COVID-19 complications, he was preceded perhaps by only Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray when it came to reverence. Noted author and film historian Gautam Chintamani reviews

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