Satyajit Ray
News  /  Published 29.08.22

Veteran Bengali actor Pradip Mukherjee passes away

Veteran Bengali actor Pradip Mukherjee, who immortalised the character of the protagonist in Satyajit Ray's Jana Aranya, died on Monday at a hospital in Kolkata. He was 76 and is survived by his w...

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.08.22

‘Music was functional to Satyajit Ray, not decorative’

In 1948, an unknown columnist named Satyajit Ray lamented the predicament of contemporary Indian cinema in The Statesman — “... production without adequate planning ... a penchant for conv...
By Sushen Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.08.22

Behind the screen: Five Bengali books on screen and stage that you must possess

Names of stalwarts like Satyajit Ray, Utpal Dutt and Sombhu Mitra are on the list ...
By Pooja Mitra

People  /  Published 24.08.22

Grandpa creates pop-up books to get 6-year-old granddaughter hooked on to Bengali fiction

What does a 75-year-old do to get his expatriate granddaughter interested in Bengali literature? Create pop-up books! Yes, that is exactly what retired geologist Pradip Sengupta has been doing. My Ko...
By Subhadrika Sen


Places  /  Published 24.08.22

Born in 1948, a logo by Satyajit Ray, Park Circus Institute is all about community service

Down the road from the Park Circus seven-point crossing, next to Haji Saheb Restaurant, at the corner of the block is a gated building with a signboard which reads Park Circus Institute. As the board ...
By Ramona Sen

Entertainment  /  Published 24.08.22

Producer Firdausul Hasan writes about the journey of Aparajito

I believe that any work of art transcends the borders of not only countries but also languages, if the content holds a timeless and universal appeal, specially in today’s world when globalisatio...
By Firdausul Hasan

Events  /  Published 21.08.22

Ray was scared I would memorise the entire dialogue of ‘Seemabaddha’: Barun Chanda

Adman, actor and author of a book on Satyajit Ray, Barun Chanda, shared his memories of working with the auteur at an adda at a Salt Lake café on August 19 evening. “We have been hosting...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 21.08.22

SRFTI student loved swimming, says dad

The death of Vishal Mohanlal Goutam, the 29-year-old student of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), was by drowning, police said after the post-mortem on Saturday. A student of th...
By Our Special Correspondent in EM Bypass

News  /  Published 20.08.22

Student drowns in pond on SRFTI campus

A student of the Satyajit Ray Film and Technology Institute (SRFTI) died while swimming in a pond on the Bypass campus in east Kolkata on Friday morning, police said. Vishal Mohanlal Gautam, 29, from...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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