DD celebrates the life and works of Mrinal Sen

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Kolkata:Celebrating the legends of Indian Cinema, Doordarshan has made a documentary on legendary film maker Mrinal Sen. According to reports, DD has handed the DVD to the nonagenarian movie maker on Wednesday.

Titled ‘Celebrating Mrinal Sen’, the four-episode documentary is primarily based on conversations between the maestro and renowned film critic and analyst Sameek Bandyopadhyay.

Prasar Bharati chief executive officer Jawhar Sircar handed over the DVD to Sen and his wife Gita at their south Kolkata residence, an official release said.

The documentary includes excerpts from Sen’s brilliant and memorable films and comments from his actors and crew members, who worked with him in his projects.

The mini-series will be telecast across various channels of Doordarshan like DD National, DD Bangla, DD Bharati and others, with suitable dubbing and sub-titling in different languages from English.

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