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Nushrratt Bharuccha's 'Chhorii' To Be Screened At IFFI

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Amazon Prime Video recently declared its line up for upcoming International Film Festival of India. While Nushrratt Bharuccha's 'Chhorii' will mark its world premiere, there will be a special showcase of Satyajit Ray's films.

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

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

May 02, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

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

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.

24 October, 2020

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

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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

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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