Mrinal Sen

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Mrinal Sen
মৃণাল সেন
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Mrinal Sen
Born(1923-05-14)14 May 1923
Died30 December 2018(2018-12-30) (aged 95)
AwardsBest Film (Critics)
1976 Mrigayaa
Best Screenplay
1984 Khandhar

Best Director
1969 Bhuvan Shome
1979 Ek Din Pratidin
1980 Akaler Sandhane
1984 Khandhar
Best Screenplay
1974 Padatik
1983 Akaler Sandhane
1984 Kharij
Moscow Film Festival - Silver Prize
1975 Chorus
1979 Parashuram
Karlovy Vary Film Festival - Special Jury Prize
1977 Oka Oori Katha
Berlin Film Festival - Interfilm Award
1979 Parashuram
1981 Akaler Sandhane
Berlin Film Festival - Grand Jury Prize
1981 Akaler Sandhane
Cannes Film Festival - Jury Prize
1983 Kharij
Valladolid Film Festival - Golden Spike
1983 Kharij
Chicago Film Festival - Best Film
1984 Khandhar
Montreal Film Festival - Special Prize of the Jury
1984 Khandhar
Venice Film Festival - Honorable Mention
1989 Ek Din Achanak
Cairo Film Festival - Best Director
2002 Aamaar Bhuvan

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Mrinal Sen (also spelled Mrinal Shen, 14 May 1923 – 30 December 2018) was an Indian filmmaker. He was born in Kolkata. He was thought to be one of the greatest ambassadors of Indian parallel cinema on the global stage.[1] His works was known for its artistic depiction of social reality.

Sen died on 30 December 2018 in Kolkata, West Bengal at the age of 95.[2][3] The cause was a heart attack.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Memories from Mrinalda". Rediff. Rediff.com. February 1, 2005. Retrieved January 27, 2010.
  2. "Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen dies at 95". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. Rakesh Sharma (December 30, 2018). "The Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning film director Mrinal Sen Passed away on Sunday at the age of 95". Bollywood Galiyara. BollywoodGaliyara.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. "Mrinal Sen, legendary filmmaker and Phalke awardee, passes away at 95". Indian Express. Retrieved 30 December 2018.

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