Director, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, a UGC media centre. He writes and speaks extensively on the audio-visual media, especially cinema and television. Awarded PhD by Jadavpur University. Recipient of grants-in-aid from Indian Council of Social Science Research, one-year Research Fellowship of National Film Archives of India and three-year UGC Research Award for post-doctoral project. He has published around 150 articles in distinguished academic journals, peer-reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers and anthologies, and has eleven independent books, including Cinema and Censorship: Politics of Control in India, a treatise on film censorship in independent India. He also makes educational documentaries, and has won five awards for his efforts.
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