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Between the iconic and the precarious: Notes on Soumitra Chatterjee's six-decade-long filmography
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Between the iconic and the precarious: Notes on Soumitra Chatterjee's six-decade-long filmography

In a filmography extending to more than 60 roles, Soumitra Chatterjee brought to bear upon each performance the cadence of his versatility

How Satyajit Ray prepared Soumitra Chatterjee for his debut in Apur Sansar: Read an excerpt from 'The Master and I'
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How Satyajit Ray prepared Soumitra Chatterjee for his debut in Apur Sansar: Read an excerpt from 'The Master and I'

Soumitra Chatterjee wrote in his memoir, 'Most people in the country are under the impression that Satyajit Ray was such a formidable film-director that he dominated everyone when a film was being shot. I can aver that in my case, at least, it was just the opposite.'

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passes away at age 85
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Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passes away at age 85

Soumitra Chatterjee passed away at the age of 85 due to covid-19 complications, after being hospitalised for 40 days.

Soumitra Chatterjee given blood transfusion in Kolkata hospital; actor's condition remains critical
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Soumitra Chatterjee given blood transfusion in Kolkata hospital; actor's condition remains critical

“Every passing day we may be losing ground” due to his advanced age, the doctor treating veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee said in a statement.

Revisiting Satyajit Ray's Devi: The enduring relevance of the film's biting critique of dehumanisation of women
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Revisiting Satyajit Ray's Devi: The enduring relevance of the film's biting critique of dehumanisation of women

In Devi, the 'goddess's' listlessness and immobility in the face of burgeoning oppression was a metaphor for patriarchy at its diabolical worst.

Manto, Leena Yadav's Rajma Chawal, Tumbbad to be showcased at 2018 London Film Festival
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Manto, Leena Yadav's Rajma Chawal, Tumbbad to be showcased at 2018 London Film Festival

Steve McQueen's thriller Widows will open the 62nd London Film Festival while Jon S. Baird's Stan & Ollie will close the fest

Apur Sansar: Satyajit Ray's famed Apu Trilogy ends with a fascinating study of love and loss
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Apur Sansar: Satyajit Ray's famed Apu Trilogy ends with a fascinating study of love and loss

Apur Sansar marks the debut of both Soumitra Chattopadhyay and Sharmila Tagore, as Apu and Aparna respectively, both of whom went on to appear in a number of films by Satyajit Ray

Soumitra Chatterjee, veteran Bengali actor known for Satyajit Ray films, presented with France's Legion d'Honneur
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Soumitra Chatterjee, veteran Bengali actor known for Satyajit Ray films, presented with France's Legion d'Honneur

Soumitra Chatterjee made his movie debut in Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Apur Sansar (the world of Apu) — the third part of the Apu Trilogy — in 1959. He has acted in over 90 films till date.

Marwari City: Stories of Kolkata's heritage often exclude its prominent community
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Marwari City: Stories of Kolkata's heritage often exclude its prominent community

Stories about Kolkata ’s cosmopolitan heritage rarely include the Marwaris, invoking instead its vanishing Jews and its fading Armenians

Sujoy Ghosh's short film 'Ahalya' starring Radhika Apte will give you the chills
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Sujoy Ghosh's short film 'Ahalya' starring Radhika Apte will give you the chills

Ahalya is the sort of film you find yourself sharing on a friend's wall urging them to watch it ASAP

Soumitra Chatterjee: The man who redefined the Bengali hero
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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.

Sharmila on Saif: He is not like Tiger at all
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Sharmila on Saif: He is not like Tiger at all

In freewheeling and frank interview, Sharmila Tagore talks about her son, Saif Ali Khan's childhood, career, relationship with his father, and Kareena.