Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award
Dasgupta 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.
Dasgupta 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 the National Film Award for Best Direction twice, for "Uttara" (2000) and "Swapner Din" (2005).
He is a poet and also taught economics in a college before taking up filmmaking.