Photographer Nemai Ghosh's enviable eye for detail and perseverance steered him through 25 years with Satyajit Ray, where he meticulously recorded every moment of his movement through film sets, dubbing and recording studios, and even his home. Ray's son Sandip takes us down memory lane, tracing the life of an extraordinary man.
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).
The new Goopy-Bagha film would be produced by Purnima Pictures, which had presented the first children's fantasy in 1969.
With Hirak Rajar Deshe, Satyajit Ray set out to write and direct a powerful film against the ever-deteriorating condition of state administration and public welfare in the country
Despite 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.