Awards & Winners

Rituparno Ghosh

Date of Birth 31-August-1963
Place of Birth Kolkata
(India, West Bengal, Kolkata district)
Nationality India
Also know as Ritupôrno Ghosh, Rituparna Ghoshe, Rituparna Ghosh, Rituporno Ghosh, Ritu, रितु, रितुपर्णा घोष
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter, Actor
Rituparno Ghosh was an Indian Bengali film director. After pursuing a degree in economics he started his career as a creative artist at an advertising agency. In 1992, his debut film Hirer Angti released. In 1994 his next film Unishe April released which won National Film Award for Best Feature Film. Rituparno's unreleased Bengali movie named Taak Jhaank will be honoured and will release on the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival. Ghosh was a self-professed Satyajit Ray fan and inspired other filmmakers like Mithaq Kazimi who adapted Ghosh's film Raincoat in English. In his career spanning almost two decades he won 12 national and many international awards. Ghosh died on 30 May 2013 in Kolkata after a heart attack.

Awards by Rituparno Ghosh

Check all the awards nominated and won by Rituparno Ghosh.


National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
Honored for : Chitrangada: The Crowning Wish
(Special Jury Award: Director, Actor)



National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali
Honored for : Shob Charitro Kalponik




National Film Award for Best Feature Film
Honored for : Unishe April