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Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

IANS  |  Kolkata 

National award-winning filmmaker will be handed here by the (WBFJA), according to a release.

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.

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 for Best Direction twice, for "Uttara" (2000) and "Swapner Din" (2005).

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

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 15:08 IST
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