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Mamata remembers revolutionary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister on Sunday paid tribute to revolutionary filmmaker on

"Respectful homage to on his birth anniversary," Banerjee tweeted.

was born on November 4, 1925 in in what is now

The Padma Shri awardee is known for highlighting the socio-political situation of those times. His riveting stories of the Bengal partition laid the foundation of revolutionary or parallel cinema.

His like 'Megha Tara', 'Titash Ekti Nadir Naam', 'Ajantrik', 'Jukti Takko Aar Gappo' are some of the magnum opuses that the legend churned out. He had donned the hats of an actor, writer, playwright,

He passed away on February 1976 in Kolkata (then known as Calcutta).

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 17:06 IST
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