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Kaalbela critic rating (The Telegraph): 3.5

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Kaalbela  (2009 - Bengali)

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Kaalbela cumulative rating: 3.5 out of 53.5/5 (7 users)

Kaalbela critics rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5/5 (1 critics)

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  • Mrs Chandra Banerjee

    Kaalbela rating: 8 out of 10

    By Mrs Chandra Banerjee(19 Jan 2009)

    Kalbela is a document of a politically unrest period of Bengal. Having seen it from the close quarter I find the movie really great of depicting the right scenario. the director has done a good job by introducing the poet charecter in the movie to express the Bengali sentiment to the fullest. I appreciate the film very much to be one of the best of goutam ghosh to be remembered by us. » read more

  • rahul sengupta

    Kaalbela rating: 5 out of 10

    By rahul sengupta(23 Jan 2009)

    Goutam Ghose and the producers at Doordarshan have decided and conceptualized the Samaresh Majumdar novel “Kaalbela”, into a digitally shot feature film (which was originally conceived as a 10 episode project scheduled to be aired on Doordarshan).

    What confuses the audience is the “length” of the film. As a feature film “Kaalbela” is undoubtedly lengthy (2hrs 35mins). As a film adapted from a popular novel, “Kaalbela” remains majorly unexplored and unevaluated. It would have been better, had the film been released in a televisionized version.

    Nevertheless ... » read more

  • Chandi Mukherjee

    Kaalbela rating: 7 out of 10

    By Chandi Mukherjee

    Retaining 1948 about the time of late 1960s’ - early 70s’, then filmed in 2007 and released in theatres in 2009 –this is the story of making of the film Kaalbela by Goutam Ghose.
    The novel written by Samares Majumdar was a part of the trilogy “Uttaradhikar” – “Kaalbela” – “Kaalpurush”. “Kaalbela” was awarded Sahitya Academy Award winner in 1984.

    The film “Kaalbela” was initially thought to be a 10 part miniseries for Doordarshan. But a committee decided to make also a shorter version of 2hr 40mins for regular theatre release. So, a 5hrs tele-serial is chopped ... » read more

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