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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.
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Selected Writings
‘People who are creative don’t die’
In The Media
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।
National Herald | Book Extract | January 18, 2021
‘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 fr...
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 wh...
The Statesman | By Shoma A Chatterji | May 28, 202
Amitava Nag's incredible book of conversations with Soumitra Chatterjee reads like an intimate close-up of the screen icon's life. Noted film schol...
The Cinema of Tapan Sinha Book Launch
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