Ritwik Ghatak

1925 - 1976

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Ritwik Kumar Ghatak (listen ; 4 November 1925 – 6 February 1976) was a noted Indian film director, screenwriter, and playwright. Along with prominent contemporary Bengali filmmakers Satyajit Ray, Tapan Sinha 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 573,567 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ritwik Ghatak is the 1,016th most popular film director (down from 936th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Bangladesh and the 2nd most popular Bangladeshi Film Director.

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Among film directors, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 1,016 out of 1,580Before him are Nina Companeez, Martin McDonagh, Matt Reeves, Francesco Maselli, Wally Pfister, and David Twohy. After him are Guru Dutt, Sidney Franklin, Rachid Bouchareb, Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi, Luis Llosa, and Shinichirō Watanabe.

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Among people born in 1925, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 336Before him are Angelo Conterno, Alain Decaux, Colette Marchand, Lyuben Berov, Georges Stuber, and Tony Benn. After him are Guru Dutt, Phillip V. Tobias, Dany Dauberson, Axel Schandorff, Hugh O'Brian, and June Lockhart. Among people deceased in 1976, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 178Before him are L. S. Lowry, Samuel Eliot Morison, Alfredo Dinale, Mukesh, Paul Kossoff, and Jimmy Garrison. After him are Haddon Sundblom, Martín Luis Guzmán, Mario Alborta, John Ainsworth-Davis, Humberto Elgueta, and Florence Ballard.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 29 out of 43Before him are Suchitra Sen (1931), Pritilata Waddedar (1911), Tajuddin Ahmad (1925), Mrinal Sen (1923), Abdur Rahman Biswas (1926), and Motiur Rahman Nizami (1943). After him are Bagha Jatin (1879), Fazlur Rahman Khan (1929), Nurul Amin (1893), Patrick D'Rozario (1943), Mohammad Ali Bogra (1909), and Utpal Dutt (1929).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Bangladesh

Among film directors born in Bangladesh, Ritwik Ghatak ranks 2Before him are Mrinal Sen (1923). After him are Bimal Roy (1909).