Born24 July 1950 (age 65) (1950-07-24) Kolkata, India OccupationFilm director, Actor, Producer, Music Director, Cinematographer SpouseNeelanjana Ghose (m. 1978) ChildrenAnandi Ghose, Ishaan Ghose ParentsHimangshu Kumar Ghose, Santana Ghose MoviesMoner Manush, Chotushkone, Ekla Akash, Kaalbela, Shunyo Awnko Similar PeopleAparna Sen, Soumitra Chatterjee, Srijit Mukherji, Parambrata Chatterjee, Prosenjit Chatterjee
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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.
Film director and Cinematographer Goutam Ghose speaks on his film 'Abar Aranye'
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.
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.