Pratim D. Gupta


Pratim D. Gupta

/ Director

Born November, 1981

My Story

Pratim D. Gupta has been the movie critic with The Telegraph, the largest selling English daily in eastern India for over a decade.
His first feature film screenplay Vanish was selected for the first NFDC Screenwriters’ Lab that took place at the Locarno Film Festival in 2009.
Pratim’s 2012 feature film debut as writer-director, Paanch Adhyay was selected as the Centrepiece Premiere at New York’s South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) and picked as the New Voice in Indian Cinema at the Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI).
Shaheb Bibi Golaam, Pratim’s second feature film, premiered in New York before having a dream run at the Bengal box office. It was the first Bengali film to be picked up by Netflix and has picked up 6 Filmfare trophies.
Maacher Jhol, his third feature, was an official selection at the International Film Festival of India in Goa and later picked up by Netflix.
Pratim’s screenplay INK was selected for the prestigious Sundance Lab, where Pratim developed his script with Oscar winners like Asif Kapadia and Joshua Marston.

Film : INK

A deadbeat reporter embarks on an adventure of a lifetime when he gets wind of a movie star’s dark past.


  • Pratim D. Gupta
    Shaheb Bibi Golaam, Maacher Jhol
  • Pratim D. Gupta
    Shaheb Bibi Golaam, Maacher Jhol
  • Sanjay Agarwal
  • Ritwick Chakraborty
    Key Cast
    The Violin Player, Asha Jaoar Majhe
  • Paoli Dam
    Key Cast
    Chhatrak, Hate Story, Maacher Jhol


  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Shantilal O Projapoti Rohoshyo
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 41 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 30, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    India, Singapore
  • Film Language:
    Bengali, Tamil
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  • Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival
    September 26, 2019
    Opening Film
On the surface it is an investigative drama but the film shows the stark contrast between the two Indias which reside in this country.

My Filmography

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My Award

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