Tapan Sinha

  • Tapan Sinha – Wheel Chair (1994)

    1991-2000DramaIndiaTapan Sinha

    Sushmita is paralysed below her neck while escaping a rape attempt. She is admitted to a private nursing home for neurological handicapped patients run by Dr. Mitra, himself a paraplegic. Here she meets a wide variety of patients. Her case is handled by a young physiotherapist Santu, who works hard and soon she can move her fingers. During the process. Santu and Sushmita fall in love but she won’t hear of marriage till Santu tells her that they can live a normal married life and have children. Santu very dramatically convinces her that she can even work in an office.Read More »

  • Tapan Sinha – Nirjan Saikate AKA The Desolute Beach (1963)

    1961-1970ClassicsDramaIndiaTapan Sinha

    A writer meets five widows on a train to Puri, one of them played by Sharmila Tagore. As the six lives begin to intertwine, the taboos of widowhood emerge; but so, too, does a philosophy of life and hope for the future. The performers collectively won Best Actress at India’s National Film Awards in 1964. Director Tapan Sinha creates another great film of novelistic complexity.Read More »

  • Tapan Sinha – Khudito Pashan AKA The Hungry Stones (1960)

    1951-1960DramaHorrorIndiaTapan Sinha

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    From IMDb:
    The film is adapted from a story called Hungry Stones by Rabindranath Tagore. A tax collector posted to a small town puts up at a mansion feared by the locals because it is haunted. As time passes he grows more consumed by the mansion and its air of romance, and the spirits that haunt it, especially a beautiful woman.Read More »

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