| 1974 - present|
Moner Manush, Yatra, Paar
| Goutam Ghose|
| 24 July 1950 (age 65) (1950-07-24) Kolkata, India|
Film director, Actor, Producer, Music Director, Cinematographer
Neelanjana Ghose (m. 1978)
Anandi Ghose, Ishaan Ghose
Himangshu Kumar Ghose, Santana Ghose
Moner Manush, Chotushkone, Ekla Akash, Kaalbela, Shunyo Awnko
Aparna Sen, Soumitra Chatterjee, Srijit Mukherji, Parambrata Chatterjee, Prosenjit Chatterjee
Goutam Ghose Wikipedia
Goutam Ghose (also credited as Gautam Ghosh, Bengali: গৌতম ঘোষ) (born 24 July 1950) is one of the most acclaimed film directors, music director, and cinematographer of modern India, who works primarily in Bengali cinema.
Goutam Ghose was born on 24 July 1950 in Calcutta, India to Santana and Prof. Himangshu Kumar Ghose. His kindergarten days began at the St John’s Diocesan School (now an all-girls school). He studied there till class 4 and then moved to the neighboring Cathedral Missionary Boys' School. He graduated from the University of Calcutta.
He started making documentaries in 1973. Took active part in group theatre movement in Calcutta. Also dedicated some time as a Photo Journalist. Made his first documentary– New Earth in 1973 followed by Hungry Autumn which won him the main award at the Oberhausen Film Festival. He has since made ten feature films including Maa Bhoomi, Antarjali Yatra, Padma Nadir Majhi, Patang, Abar Aranye, Gudia, Kaalbela and Moner Manush. He made a number of documentaries also.
He has won 16 National Awards and many international awards like the Silver Balloon Award, the Nantes Film Festival, the UNESCO Award, the Cannes Film Festival, the Grand Prix-Golden Semurg at Tashkent, the Fipresci Awards and Red Cross Award.Maa Bhoomi (1980; Telugu)
Paar in Hindi (1984)
Antarjali Jatra in Bengali (1987)
Padma Nadir Majhi in Bengali (1992)
Gudia in Hindi (1997)
Dekha in Bengali (2001)
Abar Aranye in Bengali (2003)
Yatra in Hindi (2006)
Kaalbela in Bengali (2009)
Meeting a Milestone (A documentary on India's Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan)
Moner Manush (film) (Feature Film on the great Fakir of Bengal)
Baishe Srabon (2011) (acted after 29 years)
Shunyo Awnko in Bengali
Chotushkone (2014) (Actor)
Released on 15 April, Poila BoishakhShankhachil (2016) Bengali
Hungry Autumn (A documentary) :Main Award, Oberhausen Film Festival (1978)
Land of Sand Dunes (A documentary):National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film (1986)
Meeting a Milestone (A documentary):Special screening at the Cannes Film Festival, (out of competition)
Maa Bhoomi:NANDI State Award for Best Film
Participated at Karlovyvary, Cairo & Sydney Film Festivals.
Dakhal:National Film Award for Best Feature Film (1982)
Silver Medal at Figuera De Foz, Portugal (1982)
Ecumenical Jury Prize for Human Rights Festival at Strasbourg, France (1982)
Also participated in London, Sydney, Locarno & Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival (1982).
Paar:National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi(1985)
UNESCO Award at Venice Film Festival (1985)
FIPRESCI Award, Red Cross Award at Verna Film Festival (1987).
Filmfare award for Best Direction
Filmfare award for Best Screenplay
Participated in International Film Festivals of Montreal, Hawaii, Amsterdam, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.
Antarjali Jatra:National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali(1987)
Un-Certain Regards, Cannes Film Festival (1988)
Grand Prix - Golden Semurg at Tashkent Film Festival (1988)
Participated at Cannes, London, Gothenburg, Munich, Los Angeles, Montreal.
Padma Nadir Majhi:National Film Award for Best Direction (1992)
National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film (1992).
UNESCO Award, Cannes Film Festival (1993).
Participated in London, Montreal, Vancouver, Portugal, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Nantes, & at Directors’ Fortnight in the Cannes Film Festival.
Patang:National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (1993)
Participated at Taormina, Nantes & Singapore.
Beyond the Himalayas (A documentary):Filmfare Award for Best Documentary
Gudia:National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (1996)
Un-Certain Regards, Cannes Film Festival (1997)
Dekha:National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali (2001)
Silver Balloon Award, Nantes Film Festival
Participated in Jerusalem Film Festival, Madrid Film Festival
Kalahandi (A documentary):National Film Award for Best Investigative Film (2002)
A Treasure in the Snow (A documentary):National Film Award for Best Promotional Film (2003)
Abar Aranye:National Film Award for Best Direction
National Film Award for Best Screenplay
Participated at the Venice International Film Festival and Montreal Film festival. Shown at Marrakech, Pusan, London & other festivals.
Impermanence(A documentary):Premiered at the Venice International Film Festival (2004)
Yatra:National Film Award for Best Cinematography
Screened at the Montreal World Film Festival, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, London Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Indian International Film Festival in Goa, Kerala International Film Festival.
Moner Manush:Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration (A National award)
Golden Peacock for Best Film at the 41st International Film Festival of India held at Goa.
Shankhachil:National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali
SPECIAL AWARDS:Is the only Indian to have received the "Vittorio Di Sica” Award, Italy, 1997
Was awarded the Knighthood of the Star of the Italian Solidarity in July 2006
Awarded the Banga Bibhushan for lifetime achievement in film direction in 2012
Also won Kalakar Awards
Ghose has portrayed the role of a Hungry generation poet in Srijit Mukherji's film Baishe Srabon and also penned the poems of the character he played.