Satyajit Ray
Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

'Ray of hope' in Puja canvas

The pandemic is bringing Satyajit Ray and Durga puja together on British soil. London Sharad Utsav (LSU), one of the biggest pujas of England, has announced the theme for their 11th edition -– A...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

Precious resources: Mining in Cook Islands

Sir — It is unfortunate that at a time when activists are urging authorities to protect the environment, the government of Cook Islands is planning to allow mining operators to mine manganese an...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.20

Voyages out: Hundred years of Satyajit Ray

It could have been the Lotos-eaters’ land of Tennyson’s poem. There the languid air swoons like a weary dream while travellers long to rest forever after tasting the “enchanted stem&...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.20

Many-splendoured thing: A classic in polychrome

The colours of life are barely evident now. The world seems not even black and white, but grey — sombre, uncertain, scary. But in spite of the greyness of outlook evoked by an unfamiliar virus resul...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

TRayvia unravelled

1. This movie of Satyajit Ray about the garden of Indra displayed the garden’s evident wealth disparity. In a sequence, the film cuts synchronously between shots of the royal guests indulging themse...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 15.05.20

Treasures lost and found across time

The lockdown is being treasured by some people. Fans of Leela Majumdar and Satyajit Ray are among them since this period of enforced confinement has led to the discovery of hidden treasures. Sandip Ra...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Time for tRayvia

Ahead of Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary on Saturday, Souvik Das, locked down at home away from his Sector V office, turns quiz master to test your Ray quotient1. This movie of Satyajit Ray about the...
By Souvik Das in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Online tribute on Satyajit Ray’s centenary

A fan is going online with his plans to celebrate the onset of Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary year on Saturday.“We had planned a grand event called Iskule Bioscope to take Bengali films to schools...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

People  /  Published 28.03.20

Kidnapped: A man who could never get over a film

There is an old saying that goes: If you want to reach Jaisalmer, you must have a wooden horse, legs of stone and a heart of steel. The point of it is to underline the inaccessibility of the Rajasthan...
By Bitan Sikdar in

Entertainment  /  Published 25.03.20

Photography veteran Nemai Ghosh dies at 86

Veteran photographer Nemai Ghosh, who had a long association with directing great Satyajit Ray, passed away at a city hospital on Wednesday morning here, his family said. He was 86....
By PTI in Calcutta


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