Satyajit Ray
Entertainment  /  Published 15.01.21

Anubhav Sinha on spirituality vs anger

Do you think that the decision to organise the Kolkata International Film Festival, albeit on a smaller scale, is a step towards normalisation at a time when the world is anything but normal? Absolut...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Name change proposal for Metro stations

By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Entertainment  /  Published 25.12.20

Decoding Feluda

A childhood “nostalgia and the deja vu feeling” of being around this man called Pradosh Chandra Mitter is here. Team Feluda Pherot — director Srijit Mukherji, Tota Roy Choudhury (Fel...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

Celebrating Ray's centenary

Dhritiman Chatterjee was the actor Ray found very easy to work with. When Chatterjee shot for Pratidwandi, his shots were approved at one go with no retakes, said Sandip. Ray had spent an hour with C...
By Anasuya Basu in Chowringhee

Sports  /  Published 30.11.20

When Sachin spooked Manjrekar

The last time India went Down Under, there was no Steve Smith or David Warner. Do you think that with their return to the fold and with neither Virat Kohli (due to paternity leave) nor Rohit Sharma (d...
By Priyam Marik in


Entertainment  /  Published 25.11.20

A tribute to Satyajit Ray

Why Kanchenjungha? Did the inspiration come from the turmoil of a particular family with Darjeeling as the backdrop or the magic of Satyajit Ray that was woven, presenting the cluster of peaks that re...
By Aniruddha Biswas in

Books  /  Published 20.11.20

The politics of science and science fiction

What follows is a long-winded socio-cultural explication of “Nehruvian science” — the framework gradually expands to include Syed Ahmed Khan, Bankim Chatterjee, Rajendralal Mitra, Ma...
By Deeptanil Ray in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

Tribute to Fr Roberge, an endless legend

Father Gaston Roberge, a French-Canadian Jesuit priest, had been asking himself since the 1980s why India did not have a new theory of popular films.  It was only in 2010 he got an answer a...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.20

A permanent presence: Growing up with Feluda

The starting point of the camel safari at Sam outside Jaisalmer could easily have been the space immediately outside the gates of any primary school in Calcutta at the end of the last school day befor...
By Arghya Sengupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.20

Sharmila: a 'rare' friendship

Actor Shabana Azmi condoled the death of Soumitra Chatterjee.  “Farewell Soumitra Da. I had the honour of playing your wife in La Nuit Bengali n your daughter in 15 Park Avenue. I was with...
By PTI in Mumbai


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