Satyajit Ray
Entertainment  /  Published 08.06.21

Filmmakers in search of RAY

Vasan: All the mirror shots, for sure. As a south Indian, I first discovered Mani Ratnam and then subsequently realised that there is so much of Ray in Mani Ratnam. The mirror shots speak to me. If I ...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.21

Watching Charulata in Ray’s centenary year

I first saw Charulata in New York, in 1981. In the couple of years I’d been a novice film buff in Calcutta, I’d somehow managed not to see the classic Ray movies; whenever there ...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.21

Dhritiman finds Ray relevant at present

Talking of the ways in which Ray and his films could be kept relevant, Chatterjee said: “We can talk of the way he made cinema, his outlook of life. We keep saying Ray was a humanist. We need to...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 16.05.21

Raymembrance: The master at 100

Precision also marked his music composition. “That is because Ray had grown up listening to a lot of Western classical music,” says music composer Debajyoti Mishra. “Later in Santini...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Style  /  Published 13.05.21

True to character

She is a bored and lonely wife with a yen for writing. She is a college-educated, strong-willed wife with a past. Madhabi Mukherjee in Charulata and Kapurush, back-to-back films in the 1960s, plays ve...
By Sulagana Biswas in


Entertainment  /  Published 07.05.21

Saluting Satyajit Ray at 100

What goes into the making of a genius like Satyajit Ray? How does a visionary filmmaker like Ray reflect upon social issues? In what ways does Ray make his audience think? In an attempt to answer the...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Litter dump turned to theme park

The next segment has a mound which needs to be climbed to take one to an elevated meditation space next to a globe. “This is inspired by the magical sphere mentioned in Golok Rohoshyo. It will g...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

SRFTI commemorates Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary

The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute organised a virtual convocation ceremony on Sunday, a day that also marked the beginning of the year-long celebrations to commemorate the birth centenary...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 01.05.21

Anik Datta set to direct 'Aparajito'

How are you going to deal with the burden of expectations and comparisons that follow anything that has to do with Ray? I am used to this burden that you talk about, of expectations and comparisons fr...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Culture  /  Published 30.04.21

Satyajit Ray special: an ode to the master film-maker on his birth centenary

Any part of it that you have? I have a Devi blouse and one of the Charulata striped saris. The other things are brand new. ...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


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