Satyajit Ray
Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Serialised novel: A first for Rushdie, staple format for Bengal classics

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By Upasya Bhowal

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.09.21

Rohan Ghose’s Sherni imbibes the spirit of alpha-females

An ailing zamindar, a tigress on the prowl, a professional hunter and the avenging women of a household make up the story of director Rohan Ghose’s new film Sherni, set in the post-Independence ...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.21

Where the mind does not matter

Another Bollywood production, another setback for issues related to mental health. Srijit Mukherji has come out with his take on Satyajit Ray’s work. He begins the anthology on a wrong-footing. ...
By Mayank Rai, Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Books  /  Published 22.08.21

Banaras: A treat for all senses

What is your next project on? The next project is on the European-colonial influences on Bengali cuisine. I take a deep focus into intersectional factors that have shaped the present day edible narrat...
By Shrestha Saha

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Website on making of Goopi Bagha

Between the covers of two traditional red cloth-bound notebooks is enclosed the creative process that resulted in one of Satyajit Ray’s landmark films, Goopi Gyne Bagha Byne. In Ray’s cen...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 24.07.21

Poignant pictures by Derry Moore

It is well known that Bill Clinton likes spicy Indian food, especially “butter chicken, sheekh kebab and Malabar fish curry”. Now there is further confirmation in Downing Street ...
By Amit Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 22.07.21

A chat with Chandan Roy Sanyal

You recently won praise for your act in Prakash Jha’s web series Ashram and now Robi is also being appreciated. How is Chandan Roy Sanyal 2.0 looking at his career now? The power of the streamin...
By Priyanka Roy 

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

WhatsApp stage for cultural meet

The youngest participant was four-year-old Anishka Das of AC Block, who danced to the Nazrulgeeti Rum jhum jhum jhum on the occasion. According to mother Achira Adhya, the child is a spontaneous dance...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Salt Lake

Entertainment  /  Published 04.07.21

Maestro of the movies

Gopalakrishnan’s character study of an irresponsible, careless man who transforms himself to be a sensible individual is particularly unforgettable for Bharath Gopi’s brilliant performance...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 26.06.21

Ray: Dark, twisted take on short stories

Srijit Mukherji — whose first film Autograph was a tribute to Ray’s Nayak — is tasked with directing two of the four shorts. In both, the men at the centre are powerful in their own ...
By Priyanka Roy 


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