Ritwik Ghatak

1925 - 1976

Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik Kumar Ghatak (listen ; 4 November 1925 – 6 February 1976) was an Indian film director, screenwriter, and playwright. Along with prominent contemporary Bengali filmmakers Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen, his cinema is primarily remembered for its meticulous depiction of social reality, partition and feminism. He won the National Film Award's Rajat Kamal Award for Best Story in 1974 for his Jukti Takko Aar Gappo and Best Director's Award from Bangladesh Cine Journalist's Association for Titash Ekti Nadir Naam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ritwik Ghatak has received more than 492,719 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 933rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 933 out of 1,305Before him are Anne Fontaine, Matt Reeves, Nunnally Johnson, Rachid Bouchareb, Fran Walsh, and Bent Hamer. After him are Alan Ball, Elia Suleiman, Juan José Campanella, Christian Petzold, John Singleton, and Karen Shakhnazarov.

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Among people born in 1925, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 295Before him are Robert Cormier, Guru Dutt, Klaus Roth, Elaine Stritch, Anne V. Coates, and Abel Muzorewa. After him are Mel Tormé, June Lockhart, Charles Haughey, Gunnar Birkerts, Kim Stanley, and John Fiedler. Among people deceased in 1976, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 156Before him are Samuel Eliot Morison, Mukesh, L. S. Lowry, Armen Ohanian, Victor Varconi, and Hugo Wieslander. After him are Paul Kossoff, Florence Ballard, Segundo Durandal, Jimmy Garrison, Camilo Ponce Enríquez, and Humberto Elgueta.

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