July 24, 1950
|Spouse||Neelanjana Ghose (1978-present)|
|Children||Anandi Ghose Ishaan Ghose|
Goutam Ghose (also spelled Gautam Ghosh born 24 July 1950) is an Indian film director, Actor, music director and cinematographer, who works primarily in Bengali cinema. He is the only Indian to have received the "Vittorio Di Sica" Award, Italy, in 1997.
In 2012, the Government of West Bengal honored him with the Banga Bibhushan for lifetime achievement. Acknowledging his contributions to film, he was awarded the Knighthood of the Star of the Italian Solidarity in July 2006.
Goutam Ghose was born on 24 July 1950 in Calcutta, India to Santana and Prof. Himangshu Kumar Ghose. His kindergarten days began at the St John's Diocesan School (now an all-girls school). He studied there till class 4 and then moved to the neighboring Cathedral Missionary Boys' School. He graduated from the University of Calcutta.
He started making documentaries in 1973. Took active part in group theatre movement in Calcutta. Also dedicated some time as a Photojournalist. Made his first documentary– New Earth in 1973 followed by Hungry Autumn. Since then, he has made a number of feature films and documentaries. Ghose was greatly influenced by the movie of Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak, Rajen Tarafdar, Mrinal Sen and Ajoy Kar who had heralded a new era in Bengali movie through his works.
His most successful films were Padma Nadir Majhi, Kaalbela and Moner Manush. He becomes limelight for those Movie.
|Denotes film that has not yet been released|
|1992||Padma Nadir Majhi||Bengali||Yes||No|
|1996||Vrindavan Film Studios||Italian||No||Yes|
|2017||Beyond the Clouds||English/Hindi||No||Yes|
|2019||Shantilal O Projapoti Rohoshyo||Bengali||No||Yes|
|2022||Raahgir – The Wayfarers||Hindi||Yes||No|
|1986||The Land of Sand Dunes||English||Yes|
|1989||Sange Meel Se Mulaqat||Hindi||Yes|
|1996||Beyond the Himaylayas||English||Yes|
|1999||Ray: life and work||Bengali||Yes|
|2012||L'archivio a oriente||Italian, Persian, Chinese||Yes|
Hungry Autumn (A documentary) :
Land of Sand Dunes (A documentary):
Meeting a Milestone (A documentary):
Padma Nadir Majhi:
Beyond the Himalayas (A documentary):
Kalahandi (A documentary):
A Treasure in the Snow (A documentary):
Impermanence (A documentary):
In 2017, he was inducted as a member of the Oscar Academy
Ghose has portrayed the role of a Hungry generation poet in Srijit Mukherji's film Baishe Srabon (2011) and also penned the poems of the character he played.