Satyajit Ray
Entertainment  /  Published 13.11.19

Aparna Sen on Ghawre Bairey Aaj

In 2018, her birthday (October 25) was a working day for Aparna Sen, who was busy shooting her film Ghawre Bairey Aaj, a modern adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s iconic novel Ghare Baire. “We we...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.19

Unveiled: master film-maker’s treasure trove

On the eve of Satyajit Ray’s 98th birth anniversary, a glimpse is being offered into a treasure trove of prop designs and make-up sketches by the master film-maker for the film Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.19

When a politician encounters Pheluda

Sir — After bumping into Soumitra Chatterjee, Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, the Left candidate from Jadavpur, wrote that he had met ‘Pheluda’ during his morning walk. Several actors, including Sha...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Ray fellowship at Kalyani varsity

Kalyani University on Wednesday announced a fellowship in memory of filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Vice-chancellor Sankar Kumar Ghosh spoke about the initiative on the concluding day of a symposium organised...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Rays of talent on stage

A couple with roots in Bengal and settled in the UK for 37 years paid a stage tribute to the Rays — Upendrakishore, Sukumar and Satyajit — in London recently.Rays of Light is a throwback to the li...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.20

Want to make a reel career? Read this

Do you know what is non-diegetic sound in a film?Ashoke Viswanathan, award-winning filmmaker and dean at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Calcutta, asked that question to a group of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Kolkata film fest exhibition at Nazrul Tirtha

By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 18.12.19

Getting together to grill Dhritiman Chaterji

On December 5, Anirban Bhattacharya walked into the famous Bishop Lefroy Road address for the first time. The occasion was a chat with actor Dhritiman Chaterji, who plays Professor Shanku in the Decem...
By Arindam Chattejee

Entertainment  /  Published 19.07.19

Sharmila Tagore on her 60 years in cinema

Sharmila Tagore, who is not a great one for wallowing in nostalgia, gives only a brief answer when invited to reflect on her 60 years in cinema.“Very pleasant,” she replies. “I didn’t get much...
By Amit Roy

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


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