Satyajit Ray
Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Where the grass is white

It is the season of Saccharum spontaneum. Kaashphul — Saccharum spontaneum is its scientific name — native to the subcontinent, is the harbinger of autumn and the beloved Goddess in the Bengali mi...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Jana tha Japan, pahunch gaye Cheen

Jana tha Japan, Pahunch Gaye CheenThe Centre has rejected the Bengal government's proposal to change the name of the state. Union minister of state for home, Nityanand Rai, said something about “con...
By Upala Sen in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.11.18

Simon Baker on his directorial debut Breath

Best known for the smooth-talking Patrick Jane in the TV series The Mentalist, Simon Baker was in Calcutta as part of the Australian delegation to showcase his directorial debut Breath at the Kolkata ...
By Ushnota Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Harass cry at SRFTI

Two students of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) have accused two of their seniors of harassing them.In her complaint with the institute authorities, a 26-year-old woman from Calcutt...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 25.03.20

Photography veteran Nemai Ghosh dies at 86

Veteran photographer Nemai Ghosh, who had a long association with directing great Satyajit Ray, passed away at a city hospital on Wednesday morning here, his family said. He was 86....
By PTI in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 19.05.19

Sandip Ray, Niti Kumar and Premanka Goswami plan tribute to Satyajit Ray

Penguin Random House India recently announced an association with the Society for the Preservation of Satyajit Ray Archives (Satyajit Ray Society) and the legal estate of the Ray family to publish fiv...
By Ushnota Paul in

North East  /  Published 14.03.19

Meghalaya filmmaker’s Rapture bound for Cannes

Meghalaya filmmaker Dominic Sangma’s film Rapture has been selected for La Fabrique Cinéma, 2019, which will be organised by the Institut Français for this year’s Festival de Cannes.The festival...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 12.01.19

Satyajit Ray's Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne turns 50

This is a children’s film, a children’s film and a children’s film,” says Sandip Ray emphatically. And then appends after a pause, “...which adults too can watch.” The director is talking ...
By Bitan Sikdar in

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

With Mrinal Sen's death, an era has ended

Sometime back, I found myself at a party, arguing with some friends about the the work of a certain documentary film-maker, X. Like me, one of the friends was also a maker of documentary and non-ficti...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Culture  /  Published 22.12.18

In search of Brown Sahib's bungalow in Bangalore

I had dropped three coins in a local wishing well before travelling to Bangalore. The three wishes were as follows — I wanted to sneak up, uninvited, on Rahul Dravid (even the Little Master did not ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in


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