By Hindustan Times
New Delhi, July 31 -- National Award-winning director Buddhadeb Dasgupta has been approached by the cultural department of the Govern-ment of India, through NFDC, to bring to celluloid, 12 of Rabindranath Tagore's poems on the occasion of his 150th birth centenary. Through real and surreal images, creative use of music, sound montage and minimal dialogue, a three-part series is being designed by the internationally acclaimed maker of films like Tahader Katha (1993), Uttara (2000) and Kalpurush (2008).
"Each short film will be about 20-30 minutes long, and four of them will be packaged into one film. The first one should be in theatres by the year-end," says Dasgupta, ruing the fact that after the initial hype, several projects centered around the Nobel laureate are stuck. "There are a few happening outside Bengal, which is why I've decide