Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021

Satyajit Ray

I Added A Darker Element To Ray’s Stories: Srijit Mukherji

Jun 22, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

In conversation with Outlook, director Srijit Mukherji and actors Ali Fazal and Shweta Basu Prasad talk about their experiences in preparing for the ‘Ray’ world.

A Ray In Your Home

May 04, 2021 Sathya Saran

An artist and a filmmaker celebrate Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary in a quiet way and three stalwarts make a very watchable song to mark Hanuman Jayanti

100 Years of Satyajit Ray: Here’s A Look At The Seven Best Films Of The Bengali Legend

One of India’s finest filmmakers, Satyajit Ray, was born on this day in 1921.

A Staunch Leftist, Soumitra Chatterjee Spoke About Socio- Political Issues Through His Roles

Nov 16, 2020 PTI

Director Satyajit Ray chose Chatterjee to act in his political films such as 'Hirak Rajar Deshe' (1980), 'Ghare Baire' (1984) and 'Ganashatru' (1989) to bring various socio-political issues to the fore.

A Walk With Ray's Apu On Streets Of Kolkata This Durga Puja

Three puja committees pay tribute to filmmaker Satyajit Ray with a themed celebration

04 October, 2020

Fifty Years Of Satyajit Ray's Aranyer Din Ratri

Arijit Ghosh

Aranyer Din Ratriis a nuanced, multi- layered 'human document' as indeed all his films are, beginning with his very first film ‘Pather Panchali,’ which won the ‘most moving human document’ award at Cannes in 1956.

04 September, 2020

Understanding Satyajit Ray Through The Prism Of His Writings

Amitabha Bhattacharya

De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves (1948) is amongst the works that motivated Ray most deeply. In 1951, he describes this film as a triumphant rediscovery of the fundamentals of cinema.

03 September, 2020

Revisiting Ray’s Films In The Current Socio-Economic Context Of India

By Annesha Mukherjee and Satyaki Dasgupta

The despair shown fifty years back is felt across the country today, where we see systematic witch-hunt of poets, writers, students, professors, activists and trade unionists.

03 May, 2013

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

In the city of chatter, no other topic has been discussed as much as the chit fund scandal.

10 November, 2010

Ray And The Bengali Cinema

Sharmistha Gooptu

How Satyajit Ray both drew upon and ultimately altered Bengali film practice

22 June, 2004

Satyajit Ray

Amitav Ghosh

What can one possibly say to someone to whom one owes so great a debt?

28 May, 2004

Twice-Told Tales

Susan Chacko

As a huge Feluda fan who discovered the books late in life through a Penguin translation, I was looking forward to more from the First Family of Bengali culture...

30 January, 2002

Tribute To A Master

Partha Chatterjee (Writer on Movies and Music)

The passing of cinematographer Subrata Mitra, in December last year went almost unnoticed. Who would believe that of the man who had enabled Satyajit Ray put India on the world film map with Pather Panchali?

Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference at AICC in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Dakota DC3 which carried the army to Srinagar air field after Pakistani attackers attacked Kashmir in October 1947, during the re-enactment of incidents that took place in that period, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar as he is admitted at AIIMS Hospital after testing positive for malaria, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

J & K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha felicitates Rajesh Bhatia, the younger son of Wg Cdr KL Bhatia who was commanding officer of Dakota DC3, during re-enactment of incidents which took place after Pakistani attackers attacked...

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad and party leader Tejashwi Yadav at a rally ahead of the by-elections in Kusheshwar Asthan assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.

PTI Photo

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