Mrinal Sen

1923 - 2018

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Mrinal Sen (also spelled Mrinal Shen; Born on14 May 1923 in a Baidya-brahmin family and died on 30 December 2018) was an Indian film director and a nominated Member of the Indian parliament. Sen directed films primarily in Bengali and Hindi. Along with his contemporaries Ritwik Ghatak, Tapan Sinha and Satyajit Ray he pioneered the New Wave cinema in India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mrinal Sen has received more than 600,836 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mrinal Sen is the 928th most popular film director (down from 633rd in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Bangladesh (down from 20th in 2019) and the most popular Bangladeshi Film Director.

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Among film directors, Mrinal Sen ranks 928 out of 1,580Before him are Fernando Trueba, Bruno Dumont, Gordon Parks, Busby Berkeley, Edgar Wright, and Mario Camus. After him are Fyodor Khitruk, Antoine Fuqua, Kei Kumai, Tim Miller, Morten Tyldum, and Fernando Birri.

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Among people born in 1923, Mrinal Sen ranks 273Before him are Thea Beckman, Emilio Rodríguez, Louise Brough, Alfredo Nobre da Costa, Giorgio Albertazzi, and John Holt. After him are Jaroslav Pelikan, Hrant Shahinyan, Norman Smith, Paul Xuereb, Gerrit Voorting, and Karl-Heinz Metzner. Among people deceased in 2018, Mrinal Sen ranks 283Before him are Valentina Rastvorova, Pat Torpey, Alexander Zakharchenko, Álvaro Arzú, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, and Lassie Lou Ahern. After him are Rubén Galván, Hal Greer, Roberto Suazo Córdova, Marijan Beneš, Lindy Remigino, and Luigi Radice.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Mrinal Sen ranks 26 out of 43Before him are Taslima Nasrin (1962), Fakhruddin Ahmed (1940), Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad (1918), Suchitra Sen (1931), Pritilata Waddedar (1911), and Tajuddin Ahmad (1925). After him are Abdur Rahman Biswas (1926), Motiur Rahman Nizami (1943), Ritwik Ghatak (1925), Bagha Jatin (1879), Fazlur Rahman Khan (1929), and Nurul Amin (1893).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Bangladesh

Among film directors born in Bangladesh, Mrinal Sen ranks 1After him are Ritwik Ghatak (1925) and Bimal Roy (1909).