Rituparno Ghosh is the actor and director who won 12 National Awards. He has also won many international awards. He had taken Bengali cinema to new heights. Although he was a man, he liked to dress up like a woman. He understood the feelings of women very well, so most of his films are women centric. He died at a very young age, but he is still remembered through cinema. Let us know some special things about them. Rituparno Ghosh was born on 31 August 1963 in Kolkata in a Bengali family. His father Sunil Ghosh was a documentary filmmaker and painter. So he also decided to make his career in this field. After finishing his schooling, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics and turned to cinema at an early age.
Rituparno’s career started with a narrow escape
Rituparno Ghosh has also acted
Rituparno Ghosh was an Indian movie director, actor, writer and lyricist. He started his career as a creative artist in an advertising agency. He gained recognition with his second feature film Unishe April, which won the National Award for Best Feature Film. You will be stunned to know that Rituparno along with Aparna Sen and Goutam Ghosh won a total of 19 National Awards.
Rituparno Ghosh was the first person in Indian cinema to openly speak about his homosexual personality without any hesitation. He was also the first cinematic person to speak on LGBTQ. It is said that he wanted to become a woman completely, for which he underwent surgery and also resorted to hormone therapy. It is said that due to this many side effects occurred in his body. He died in Kolkata on 30 May 2013 due to heart attack.
people had made distance
There was a time when Rituparno Ghosh started wearing saris and salwar-kurtas like women. Some people did not like his style and people kept distance from him. It is said that when he died, no one was close to him. He used to support the LGBT group a lot.
Rituparno Ghosh, who won 12 national and many international awards, was very impressed with the work of Satyajit Ray and used to read Rabindranath Tagore a lot. Tagore’s works are often mentioned in his films. He also made a documentary based on Tagore’s life, named Jeevan Smriti. In a career spanning almost two decades, he won 12 national and many international awards.