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Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

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Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
National award-winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta will be handed the Lifetime Achievement Award here by the West Bengal Film Journalists Association (WBFJA), according to a release.

Dasgupta will be honoured on January 13 in the third edition of the Cinemar Samabartan' ceremony. The award is in the name of the late Satyajit Ray.

Dasgupta is a big name in the parallel cinema. He is known for his political films like "Dooratwa" (Distance) and "Grihajuddha" (Crossroads).

As a director, he has won the National Film Award for Best Direction twice, for "Uttara" (2000) and "Swapner Din" (2005).

He is a poet and also taught economics in a college before taking up filmmaking.

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2019-01-12-15:08:06 (IANS)

 
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