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    55Calcutta into a family in the film business. 
    66Member of the 50s generation of Calcutta 
    7 cineastes (Ghatak, Sen et al.) influenced by 
    8 the IPTA, the Calcutta Film Society (Est: 1941) 
     7cineastes ([[Ghatak]], [[Sen]] et al.) influenced by 
     8the [[IPTA]], the Calcutta Film Society (Est: 1941) 
    99and Italian neo-realism (screened in India at 
    1010the International Film Festival in 1952). Early 
    1111work as assistant to cameraman Ramananda 
    1212Sengupta: shot some of Ghatak’s early films 
    13 (e.g. Ajantrik, 1957; Bari Theke Paliye, 1959), 
    14 Tarafdar’s Ganga (1960) and Harisadhan 
    15 Dasgupta’s work. Directorial début with 
    16 Natun Pata locates him, somewhat belatedly, 
    17 in the post-Pather Panchali (1955) tradition 
     13(e.g. [[Ajantrik]], 1957; Bari Theke Paliye, 1959), 
     14[[Tarafdar]]’s [[Ganga]] (1960) and [[Harisadhan]] 
     15[[Dasgupta]]’s work. Directorial début with 
     16[[Natun Pata]] locates him, somewhat belatedly, 
     17in the post-[[Pather Panchali]] (1955) tradition 
    1818of rustic lyricism. Pratham Pratisruti was based 
    1919on Ashapurna Devi’s famous novel. Ajker 
    2020Nayak belonged to the ‘ lumpen rebel’ genre 
    2121that emerged in 70s Bengali cinema after the 
    22 Naxalite uprising, but it stuck closer to e.g. 
    23 Sinha’s version of events rather than the 
     22[[Naxalite]] uprising, but it stuck closer to e.g. 
     23[[Sinha]]’s version of events rather than the 
    2424better-known M. Sen iconography. Later made 
    2525some comic melodramas (e.g. Basanta Bilap,