Rahul Bose has proved that it is possible to survive on the fringes of big, bad
Bollywood on one’s own terms, writes Saibal Chatterjee
new-fangled urban English-language cinema draws much of its visibility and
commercial clout from the multiplex star status that Rahul Bose enjoys. Having
seven-year-old acting career around a series of edgy,
characters, starting with the memorable Agastya Sen in Dev Benegal’s widely
applauded screen adaptation of Upamanyu Chatterjee’s critically acclaimed
novel, English August, he has created a niche that is entirely his own.