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Nov 19, 2017
Ghare Baire: A rare Satyajit Ray film which is not just weak, but also a tragic loss of opportunitySatyajit Ray's Ghare Baire could have been a wonderful adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore's story, but turns out to be an underwhelming coming together of the greatest mind in Indian literature and the brightest gem of Indian cinema | #FWeekend
Oct 29, 2017
Abhijan: Satyajit Ray's most ‘commercially inclined’ film is also among his best craftedIn Abhijan, Satyajit Ray shows us that the greatest expedition that we can ever hope to embark upon is the one we are living bang in the middle of right now, right this moment
Sep 28, 2017
Mamata Banerjee's theme song for Durga Puja turns out to be a hit at community celebrationsMamata Banerjee has composed the theme song for a popular city puja since theme music has become a new trend among community pujas in the metropolis
Aug 27, 2017
Samapti: How Satyajit Ray brought Rabindranath Tagore's classic story to the big screenSatyajit Ray's Samapti (based on Tagore's short story of the same name) is a love story, which shows the rather painful journey of its lead character Mrinmoyi (played with great compassion by a magnificent Aparna Sen) from being an unruly and carefree young girl to a loving wife.
Aug 20, 2017
Sonar Kella: How Satyajit Ray brought a much-loved Feluda mystery to the big screenSatyajit Ray strongly believed what great storytellers have always said — that entertainment and intelligence can co-exist without affecting each other in a negative way. Feluda’s Sonar Kella is the perfect example of that belief
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 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.
Jun 10, 2017
Soumitra Chatterjee honoured with Legion of Honor, France's highest civilian awardExactly 30 after auteur Satyajit Ray was honoured with France’s highest civilian award, the coveted Legion of Honor Soumitra Chatterjee, arguably, the most prominent face of Ray’s films, is set to receive the prestigious award.
May 07, 2016
Marwari City: Stories of Kolkata's heritage often exclude its prominent communityStories about Kolkata ’s cosmopolitan heritage rarely include the Marwaris, invoking instead its vanishing Jews and its fading Armenians
May 03, 2016
Satyajit Ray at 95: The Renaissance Man still holds total sway over our livesRay married occidental with the oriental and transcended the borders of watertight definitions that we use to define men whose genius we cannot comprehend.