One of my favorite #SoumitraChatterjee films: Saat Pake Baandha (1963) opposite Suchitra Sen at her powerhouse best.… +
Teen Bhubaner Pare (…)and Pratham Kadam Phool (…) w Tanuja join it to create a trio of gutting portraits of young faltering marriages. #SoumitraChatterjee
[This is just a thread of his films that I love and have also written about. It is not a complete list of my favorite of his films.] DEVI. This is Sharmila’s film and his performance complements hers perfectly.…
Barnali, which is romantic, quiet, and sweet - and a bonfire of his particular kind of broody, brainy, principled smoldering, to which I am highly susceptible. #SoumitraChatterjee
The swings of hope and desperation of Akash Kusum, another perfect performance.…
The story of Baksha Badal is frustrating at times, but Soumitra’s Many Light Comedy Moods (and disguises) are A+.… (this link also contains brief thoughts on Abhijan and Monihar) #SoumitraChatterjee
Khudito Pashan sees him as a dreamy young civil servant a little too eager to fall in love with a ghost.…
Kapurush is another wonderful, gutting depiction of love unfinished.…
And I cannot end without mentioning Charulata. It is perfect and I love it with all my heart. But every time I try to write about it, that windstorm bursts in and scatters all my thoughts. #SoumitraChatterjee

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