Buddhadeb Dasgupta

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Master Class by the Art of story writing in Cinema-Buddhadeb Das Gupta, Film Maker, at the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2014), in Panaji, Goa on November 27, 2014 (cropped).jpg

Buddhadeb Dasgupta (11 February 1944 – 10 June 2021) was an Indian movie director, producer, screenwriter and poet. He was known for his movies Bagh Bahadur, Tahader Katha, Charachar and Uttara. He won National Film Award for Best Direction twice, for Uttara (2000) and Swapner Din (2005). He was born in present-day Purulia District, West Bengal.

Dasgupta died on 10 June 2021 at a hospital in Kolkata from kidney disease, aged 77.[1][2]

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  1. "Buddhadeb's 'Bag Bahadur' Pavan Malhotra pays a tribute to 5-time National Film Award winning auteur". connectedtoindia.com. Retrieved 2021-06-10.
  2. "Buddhadeb Dasgupta, National Award-winning Bengali filmmaker, passes away aged 77 after prolonged kidney ailment-Entertainment News , Firstpost". Firstpost. 2021-06-10. Retrieved 2021-06-11.