For master storyteller Rituparno Ghosh, who died on May 30, 2013 , the craft of Wicca - a modern pagan and witchcraft religion - was a "great draw" as it appealed to his intellectual side.
Madhur Bhandarkar who met Rituparno Ghosh on a number of occasions, wrote a tribute to the late director on his blog.
Braving rains, thousands of cine lovers thronged the state-run cultural complex 'Nandan' here to bid a tearful farewell to maverick film maker Rituparno Ghosh who died on Thursday morning battling pancreatitis.
Rituparno Ghosh was paranoid about his sexuality. Through experience he had learnt to be cautious about sending out the wrong signals to actors.
Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh's body was taken to Nandan, Kolkata's state-run movie theatre, for mourners to pay their last respects. Mr Ghosh died of a cardiac arrest at his Kolkata home at 7.30 am today. He was 49