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Satyajit Ray wanted to make Guide: Waheeda Rehman

Apr 14, 2014

Satyajit Ray wanted to make Guide: Waheeda Rehman

Satyajit Ray had first thought of adapting R K Narayan's Guide into a film with Waheeda Rehman in the lead but destiny had other ideas as Vijay Anand went on to make the movie, considered to be among the classics, says a new book on the veteran actress. #TheySaidIt #Satyajit Ray #Guide #Waheeda Rehman #R K Narayan #Vijay Anand
Images: Indian films steal limelight at Berlin Film Festival

Feb 06, 2014

Images: Indian films steal limelight at Berlin Film Festival

The 10-film strong Indian package at the Berlinale includes a range of features, documentaries, short and classic films. They capture the explosive vitality and diversity present in Indian cinema. Here are some images of the Indian films at Berlin Film festival. #Satyajit Ray #ImagesOfTheDay #Imtiaz Ali #highway #Berlin Film Festival #Lajwanti #Papilio Buddha #Prabhat Pheri #Ghashiram Kotwal #Killa #Rangzen #Mount Song #Blood Earth #Nayak
Soumitra Chatterjee: The man who redefined the Bengali hero

Jul 04, 2013

Soumitra Chatterjee: The man who redefined the Bengali hero

Soumitra Chatterjee might well be the king of contemplation in all of Indian cinema. In his debut performance in Apur Sansar, he re-calibrated the bar for making pensiveness attractive by giving it real depth and emotional heft. #Inpraiseof #Satyajit Ray #Soumitra Chatterjee #Apur Sansar #Ghare Baire #Bengali films #Dadsaheb Phalke
Why do women have to be morally superior: Aparna Sen

May 03, 2013

Why do women have to be morally superior: Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen says she doesn't understand why women are either item girls or put on a moral pedestal in our films. She lets it rip about why acting made her cringe, Hindi films today and why none of her films about women apply to her. #VeryUpClose #Q&A #Satyajit Ray #Aparna Sen #Goynar Baksho

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The Tallest Man: The eternal relevance of Satyajit Ray

Aug 13, 2011

The Tallest Man: The eternal relevance of Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray died almost 20 years ago, but even today his films have lost none of their spark or ability to touch human emotion. In a sense, his films can speak across generations and cultures. #InRememberance #Satyajit Ray