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Aug 13, 2017
Mahanagar: Satyajit Ray highlights how flawed the prejudice against working women isSatyajit ray's Mahanagar will resonate with anyone who has either experienced or studied the many obstacles which the woman of the house, in a middle-class family, has to negotiate day in, day out
Aug 06, 2017
Mahapurush: Satyajit Ray's take on the dangers of patronising self-professed godmenSatyajit Ray knew the importance of understanding exactly why a conman who garbs a saffron robe is able to make a fool of so many seemingly educated and intelligent men and women
Jul 30, 2017
Kapurush: Satyajit Ray's meditation on courageous women, and doomed young loveIn his 1965 film Kapurush (The Coward), Satyajit Ray chooses to portray the silent courage of a strong-willed woman, by juxtaposing her against the film’s protagonist who is timid, irresolute and unsure of himself.
Jul 23, 2017
Aranyer Din Ratri: Satyajit Ray's beautiful study of man, nature, and the very nature of manThere are many people who consider Aranyer Din Ratri (Days and Nights of the Forest) the best film of Satyajit Ray’s post-Apu Trilogy career.
Jul 22, 2017
Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay's Pather Panchali and its protagonist Apu get a graphic updateAlmost nine decades after Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhyay penned the iconic novel Pather Pachali — about the journey of Apu — the novelist's grandson, Trinankur Banerjee, is scripting a continuation of the story set in modern times.
Jul 16, 2017
Shakha Proshakha: Satyajit Ray's penultimate film isn't his best, yet offers a moving image of lifeTowards the fag end of his career, the films that Satyajit Ray made were a clear reflection of two things — firstly, his own failing health and exhaustion, and secondly, that he was finding it increasingly difficult to cope with the rampant unscrupulousness of the society around him. And this is very evident in his penultimate film, Shakha Proshakha.
Jul 09, 2017
Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne: This Satyajit Ray classic was made for his 13-year-old sonDespite the challenges, Satyajit Ray wasn't worried about making Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne. He knew that a good children’s story is not enjoyed only by children, but by adults as well.
Jul 02, 2017
Jana Aranya: Satyajit Ray's most cynical, ruthless film resonates with today's worldThe one theme running throughout Satyajit Ray's Jana Aranya (The Middleman) is its frustrated cynicism — the feeling that all is lost
Jul 02, 2017
Reading movies: Meet the man behind HarperCollins' collection of books on cinemaOver the last few years, HarperCollins’ Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri has quietly built an impressive and meaningful list of books on Hindi cinema and has become the go-to person for all writers working in this space
Jun 25, 2017
Parash Pathar: The most criminally underrated film of Satyajit Ray's career?in Parash Pathar, Satyajit Ray shows, with admirable dexterity, and without being preachy in even a single shot, that true magic lies inside a man’s heart, and that even a simple act of kindness can turn any base emotion into pure gold.