Most known for working with Satyajit Ray as a still photographer who captured the master craftsman in different moods at sets besides framing actors as they faced camera for over two decades, Nemai Ghosh debuted with Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969) and was with Satyajit Ray till his last film Agantuk (1991).
Nemai Ghosh, who is displaying the candid photographs he took of Satyajit Ray, speaks about how the filmmaker encouraged and mentored him
Agantuk: Through Utpal Dutt's character, Satyajit Ray articulated his views on civilisation's illusory nature
It is said that after the final shot of Agantuk, Satyajit Ray announced – ‘That’s it. I don’t have anything more to say.’ A few months later, he passed away in a nursing home in Kolkata | #FirstCulture
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