Satyajit Ray
West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

Actors to remember Ray days

Actors Madhabi Mukherjee and Barun Chanda will share their memories and working experience with the legendary Satyajit Ray at a symposium with students at Kalyani University on Tuesday.Both Madhabi an...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to share space alongside Amartya Sen

By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Lights, camera, action: Kolkata film fest a hit

The Nandan promenade was crowded as usual around 4pm on Wednesday on the 4th day of the Kolkata International Film Festival.At any point, at least five smells hung in the air. Arcane hobby publication...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 02.09.19

Team Avijatrik talks about Satyajit Ray, Pather Panchali and Anoushka Shankar

Director Madhur Bhandarkar was in town recently for the mahurat of the film Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu. t2 sat down for a chat with Madhur, director Subhrajit Mitra and the cast of the film comp...
By Aniruddha Biswas in

Entertainment  /  Published 10.03.20

Reigniting the world of Apu on celluloid

There is the patchwork of visuals from the Apu Trilogy and descriptions from the pages of the novel Aparajito engraved into our popular consciousness indelibly, and there’s Apu, who springs back to ...
By Hia Datta in

Books  /  Published 07.02.19

The real birthday of Goopi Gayen and Bagha Bayen

Consider the ubiquity of hunger in the world inhabited by Goopy and Bagha. In Upendrakishore’s tale, the ghosts — kindred spirits — hand over a magical tholi after Goopy and Bagha ask for a boon...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.19

'Just an astronomer — not an astrologer'

One of my favourite scientists in the United Kingdom is Martin Rees. While most people are busy making predictions for 2019, Martin has been writing about what might happen many years from now in his ...
By Amit Roy in

People  /  Published 02.03.19

The matriarch who grew a moustache

Before India’s Independence, Rampur used to be a princely state in Rohilkhand in western Uttar Pradesh. And the Rohila Pathan sardars were the rulers of Rampur. Qamar Zamani was the wife of Akbar Al...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 28.04.19

5 unpublished works of Satyajit Ray out soon

Fans and followers of Satyajit Ray are an excited lot, as five unpublished works of the film maestro and author are set to see the light of day from 2020 onwards.The titles mainly comprise unpublished...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

‘Books need sunlight and air to live’

The love for books can take as many forms as the book itself. Narayan Ch. Chakraborty is living proof. The man who is regarded as one of the best binders of books in the city and is a distinguished na...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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