At the interaction after the screening, Professor Sen commented on the current political scenario prevailing in West Bengal saying, "Time has come to unite and fight communalism and sectarianism. Dominance of ideas of vision has gone down. People are focused on tactics and winning elections. Communalists will win elections again and again as they are better at tactics."
The film was screened in Kolkata saw for the first time and was attended by noted actors like Soumitra Chatterjee and Dhritiman Chatterjee. Professor Sen listed the reasons why he thought that the director had done a good job. "I think the fact that it began with my teaching, it dealt with some of the most difficult times in my life, including the time when I battled with cancer. The fact that it dealt with my intellectual excitement, the fact that it dealt with my commitment to do something for society is pleasing to me."
Paul Samuelson, Kenneth Arrow, Timothy Scanlon and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an economist himself have featured in the film to talk about Professor Sen. Parliamentarian Sugata Bose, who teaches at Harvard, said he would like to have seen more of Professor Sen as the teacher. "It is a very fine film. He has packed in as much is possible in a one hour span of time. However I did ask a question about Amartya Sen as a teacher because I teach with him these days at Harvard University and I see him to be an absolutely devoted and dedicated teacher," Mr Bose said.
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