Did you see actress Aparna Sen in Konkona Sen Sharma's A Death In The Gunj? Confused? Well, Ms Sen was a part of her daughter's directorial debut. We couldn't see her, but only hear her
Lipstick Under My Burkha: The film stars Ratna Pathak Shah, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur in lead roles
Vishal Bhardwaj said: "I have seen A Death in the Gunj and I would safely say that Konkana turned out to be a better director than actor"
Konkona Sen Sharma A Death In The Gunj has already been screened at Toronto Film Festival, Busan Film Festival and many festivals around the globe and we have got a very positive response from everywhere
Konkona Sen Sharma won two awards at the New York Indian Film Festival - Best Director for A Death In The Gunj and Best Actress for Lipstick Under My Burkha
The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has directed the Censor Board to grant Lipstick Under My Burkha an 'A certificate' after 'voluntary and some additional cuts and deletions'
Shonali Bose is the director of two acclaimed films - her 2005 feature Amu starred actress Konkona Sen Sharma and her second film, Margarita, With A Straw, released in 2014 and starred Kalki Koechlin
Lipstick Under My Burkha -- of what it seems from the trailer -- deviates from the pseudo-feminist norm of throwing off the burkha -- a variation on Kaanton se kheench key yeh aanchal -- where the woman must break the barriers of the stifling patriarchal system to be free in one detail. The men seem rather nice and gentle here. They never are in such films
"I got the best compliment for Akira from papa. He said that he has also not done such hard work in any of his films like I did for Akira," said Sonakshi Sinha
The trailer of A Death In The Gunj promises that the film itself will be a revelation, an unflinching examination of interpersonal dynamics and the emotions that come with it
The film is a coming-of-age story, which traces the journey of five individuals who are on a holiday. It has an ensemble cast including Kalki Koechlin and Konkona's estranged husband Ranvir Shorey
"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