Sonata is bigger than it seems. It is a film about female bonding that goes well beyond the mere trappings of feminism
Sonakshi Sinha plays a journalist in Noor while Raveena stars as mother, who decides to take matters into her own hans after being thwarted by the legal system
Sonata: "Super actors! Super director! It's bound to be special," wrote Karan while Farhan said: "Sonata looks refreshingly delightful with 3 stellar actors in top form"
"She is very precise and I think because she has been around her mother (Aparna Sen) and she has been doing films all her life, she knows her visuals, her frame, her edits and so, she is a very precise as a director," she added
"No. I'll continue to make those films which I want to. If my next script demands some kind of experiment in storytelling, I will do it for sure. I do not want to keep doing the same type of films. If the audience keeps on watching the same type of films, they will not know what lies beyond," said Aparna Sen
In conversation with the star cast of 'Sonata', a woman-centric film about three friends, starring stellar actors Aparna Sen, Shabana Azmi and Lillete Dubey. There is plenty of female bonding as the actors talk politics, censorship and of course films in this special edition of The Buck Stops Here.
Actress Shabana Azmi recently recorded two songs, written by poet Rabindranath Tagore, for filmmaker Aparna Sen's English film Sonata. Shabana said that it was a terrifying experience as she did not want to disappoint. The film is based on Mahesh Eklunchwar's play by the same name. Sonata will see Aparna sharing screen space with actress Lillette Dubey.
Filmmakers Aparna Sen, Sujoy Ghosh and music director Shantanu Moitra discuss how new media is transforming cinema. From one-minute film festivals to songs composed for ringtones, how the language and business of cinema is changing rapidly in the mobile age.
The actress speaks about her upcoming movie Goynar Baksho with her mother and says it is wonderful working with her.