A smashing year for debutant Tollywood directors

This year, Bengali cinema witnessed a number of directors making their debut with a few winning national and international awards. Directors like Churni ganguly, Pavel, Abir Sengupta, John Halder, Debesh Chattopadhyay, Tathagata Banerjee are among the list of filmmakers who made a mark with their first ventures both commercially as well as garnering critical acclaim.