Film costumes

As costume designer Suchismita Dasgupta is responsible for the appearance and personality of the characters in a movie. She has proved herself more than once for creating the right mood and era that the film is depicting.

Shororipu

This is a crime thriller, revolving around six human vices. The characters are from all walks of life. Suchismita’s costumes very appropriately bring out the characters the actors represent - from housewife to a police detective. Director - Ayan Chakraborty Cast –...

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Kadambari

It is a biopic of Kadambari Devi, sister- in- law of Rabindranath Tagore and wife of his elder brother Jyotirindranath. It is a period drama set in the late 19th early 20th century and maps the life of Kadambari who comes to Jorashanko Thakur bari, as a bride, at the...

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Ahalya

A modern day take on mythological story of Ahalya, wife of sage Goutam, who turns her into stone when Indra seduces her. In the film the men who shows interest in the beautiful wife (Radhika) of a much older husband (Soumitra), is turned into doll. Radhika Apta is...

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Bheetu

Psychological thriller involving 2 sisters and a psychopathic waiter, who is obsessed with the younger sister, so much so that he eventually tries to rape and murder her. The setting is contemporary Calcutta. We see three different strata of society here – the lower...

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Sada Canvas

The movie is a modern day crime thriller, which revolves around lives of urban middle class couple Rohit Roy and Paoli Dam. Paoli’s costumes suit her personality that she personifies in the movie – wife of an artist and a business woman. Rhea’s (Malobika Banerjee)...

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Apur Panchali

This film depicts the life of Subir Banerjee, the child actor who played Apu in Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali. It is set in two time zones – the past and the present. The past is shot in black and white and the present in colour. Throughout the movie parallel is...

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C/O Sir

This is a story of a blind schoolteacher’s love for his school and his fight to save the school from being sold. The movie is set in Kalimpong and Darjeeling and the costume involves both winter and summer wardrobes. The lawyer from Kolkata Raima is dressed more...

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Half Serious

The film is a social satire, which deals with domestic violence and gender inequality. In the film Suchismita experiments with contemporary looks when the men and women change places with one another – the women become the dominant member of the society and the men,...

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Gora – Teleserial

This is a period drama based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novel of the same name based in late 19th century. Suchimita’s costumes brings alive the era when the differences within the educated class was more glaring than between the rich and the poor. Her costumes bring...

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Shabdo

Foley artist Tarak Dutta (Ritwick) and his wife Raima Sen come from a lower middle class background and Churni Ganguly and Victor Banerjee, affluent professionals. The way they dress are completely different. Suchismita successfully creates two different worlds...

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Raju

The story revolves around a German couple who adopts a Indian boy. Director – Mark Zahle Cast – Indian – Krish Gupta, Tanranjit Kaur, Suroma Nag, Arindam Sil, Bikash Naskar, Arindom Gosh. German – Wotan Wilke Moring, Julia Richter.

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Kahani

The movie, a present day thriller based in Kolkata. Suchismita gives the cast a very smart, contemporary look from the police chief to the contract killer who poses as insurance agent. (The red border white cotton sari worn by Vidya Balan at the end of the movie is a...

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Abasheshey

Story of a young boy who lived with his father after his parents divorce and reluctantly comes to Kolkata after his mother’s death - a modern woman who lived alone after her divorce, for 22 years. Suchismita gives Roopa Ganguly and Raima Sen different looks although,...

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Laptop

The story revolves around a stolen laptop, which moves from one household to another exploring the lives within and intertwining them unknowingly. The costumes range from the upper part of society, a doctor to a hotel manager, a once affluent, now fallen in bad times...

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Rang Milanti

The film mixes people from different economic status and profession. Suchismita yet again exhibits her wide cultural knowledge base as she faithfully depicts the Gen-X – smart, urban professionals – a computer engineer, a film actress, a struggling DJ, an aspiring...

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Koyekti Meyer Gawlpo

The story of this movie, revolves around few uninhibited women who are escort girls by profession. Suchismita gives the women bold look through her costumes. In keeping with the message of the film; that escort service is just another profession, the costumes say...

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Gangor

A multilingual film based on a bangla story by Mahasweta Devi and directed by Italian director. In this film Suchismita needed to cover a wide range of culture and social class. Her costumes varied from modern professionals on one hand to tribal people on the other –...

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Mahanagar@Kolkata

The story is based on 3 short stories of Nabarun Bhattacharjee. The film charts the story of people from different social and economic classes. Jobless Biren’s costume is as authentic as Kamalini the wife of an NRI and Suchismita once again proves how thoroughly she...

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033

This is story of youth migration from contemporary Calcutta. The cast is varied and from different background and up-bringing. Suchismita shows equal ease while dressing Swastika as a NRI and Mumtaz, Parambrata, Rudranil and Dhruv as contemporary musicians. Director -...

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Jackpot

In this movie Suchismita strikes a balance between the costumes of characters from a big city, the hill town and the rural Bengal (Sajnekhali). Director- Kaushik Ganguly. Cast – Koel Mallick, Hiren Chatterjee, Sohini Pal Rahul Banerjee get in touch Leave your name and...

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Chaturanga

A novel by Rabindranath set in Colonial Bengal at the turn of 20th century. The story is a conflicting tale of love and morality and so the costumes are designed to bring out the contradictory natures of the characters. The toughest job of the costume designer is the...

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Bibar

The story is based on story written by Samaresh Basu in 1965. The film captures different sections of the society – a corporate officer, a prostitute of sonagachi, an aspiring model and a policeman. The costume designed by Suchismita also varies in style and flavour...

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