Bela Sheshe to Asukh, celebrating Soumitra Chatterjee's iconic performances beyond the Satyajit Ray universe
Chatterjee’s body of work, spanning over 300 films, is vast, versatile, and defining. He became representative of the educated Bengali middle-class in a way that was both accessible and aspirational.
Soumitra Chatterjee passed away at the age of 85 due to covid-19 complications, after being hospitalised for 40 days.
Kishore Kumar's letter to 'Manik mama' Satyajit Ray from November 1963 dug up by filmmaker-son Sandip Ray
The letter was written by Kishore Kumar, explaining to Satyajit Ray why he won't be able to come down to Kolkata from Mumbai at that point in time for recording a song for the iconic film Charulata
On Satyajit Ray's 99th birth anniversary, his leading ladies Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee weigh in on the political significance of the man and his legacy, even 28 years since he breathed his last.
Deb Medhekar's upcoming film Bioscopewala is based on Rabindranath Tagore's short story Kabuliwala.
Remembering Satyajit Ray's best films on his 97th birth anniversary, from the Apu trilogy to Aranyer Din Ratri
A look at Satyajit Ray's nine most important cinematic masterpieces.
Sujoy Ghosh's short film Anukul is based on a short story of the same name, written by Satyajit Ray back in the year 1976.
Of lipsticks, labels and desires: Why Satyajit Ray’s reel women continue to resonate with real women
The reel women of Satyajit Ray have already passed the test of time. And they will continue to love, suffer, beguile and seduce as long as his films exist.
Of Pather Panchali, which brought Ray to everyone’s notice and is still held up as one of world cinema’s finest examples, Ray had said that it could do with re-editing because he felt the pace faltered. In Charulata, however, he didn’t want to change a thing. Considering how it continues to charm us, it’s easy to see why.
Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini has one big regret - not getting to act in any film directed by Satyajit Ray, known for making masterpieces like film Pather Panchali, Charulata and the "Apu" triology.