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The unbearable sterility of Pather Panchali in colour: Unpacking the row over changes to Satyajit Ray's masterpiece
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The unbearable sterility of Pather Panchali in colour: Unpacking the row over changes to Satyajit Ray's masterpiece

The coloured version of Pather Panchali invited the ire of purists who wish to see Satyajit Ray’s masterpiece only in its original form

Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee on Satyajit Ray, the man, and his enduring legacy
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Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee on Satyajit Ray, the man, and his enduring legacy

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.

On Satyajit Ray 99th birth anniversary, Madhur Bhandarkar, Parambrata Chatterjee remember the filmmaker
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On Satyajit Ray 99th birth anniversary, Madhur Bhandarkar, Parambrata Chatterjee remember the filmmaker

On Satyajit Ray's 99th birth anniversary, a number of well-known personalities posted messages on Twitter remembering him.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Nirmala Sitharaman's press meet, Hindi Divas, Donald Trump's dismissal of John Bolton; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Nirmala Sitharaman's press meet, Hindi Divas, Donald Trump's dismissal of John Bolton; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference and mega housing push, Donald Trump's dismissal of John Bolton, Hindi Divas, tennis player Kim Clijsters has announced another return to the game; today's must-read stories

Madhur Bhandarkar to take forward Satyajit Ray's Apu trilogy with his maiden Bengali production Avijatrik
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Madhur Bhandarkar to take forward Satyajit Ray's Apu trilogy with his maiden Bengali production Avijatrik

Madhur Bhandarkar's maiden Bengali production Avijatrik will delve into the 'sublime bond' between father and son; between Apu and his son Kajol.

Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali is the only Indian movie to feature in BBC's list of Best Foreign Language Films
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Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali is the only Indian movie to feature in BBC's list of Best Foreign Language Films

As per BBC, 27 of the highest-rated films were in French, which was followed by 12 in Mandarin and 11 each in Italian and Japanese.

Satyajit Ray's still photographer Nemai Ghosh on working with the filmmaker, observing him on set
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Satyajit Ray's still photographer Nemai Ghosh on working with the filmmaker, observing him on set

Nemai Ghosh, who is displaying the candid photographs he took of Satyajit Ray, speaks about how the filmmaker encouraged and mentored him

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

On Aparajito, Pather Panchali's successor and Satyajit Ray's commentary on new vs old
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On Aparajito, Pather Panchali's successor and Satyajit Ray's commentary on new vs old

In Aparajito, Satyajit Ray explores the themes of 'new vs old' through the relationship shared by Apu, who is fascinated by the promise of urban life, and his mother, who is rooted in the village | #FirstCulture

Pather Panchali: How Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves inspired Satyajit Ray to write his first film
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Pather Panchali: How Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves inspired Satyajit Ray to write his first film

Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali is a reminder that one may need money to make a film, but one needs a deep and respectful understanding of human nature to make a great one | #FirstCulture

Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay's Pather Panchali and its protagonist Apu get a graphic update
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Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay's Pather Panchali and its protagonist Apu get a graphic update

Almost nine decades after Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhyay penned the iconic novel Pather Pachali — about the journey of Apu — the novelist's grandson, Trinankur Banerjee, is scripting a continuation of the story set in modern times.

Pather Panchali to Masaan, five Indian films that were celebrated at Cannes
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Pather Panchali to Masaan, five Indian films that were celebrated at Cannes

Five Indian movies that were critically acclaimed at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival

Remembering Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali, Feluda and other nostalgic musings
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Remembering Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali, Feluda and other nostalgic musings

Bengalis tend to take their “kalchaaar” very seriously and there are few personalities that we hold in higher regard than Satyajit Ray.

Cyclone Vardah: A tribute to Satyajit Ray, this video shows how Chennai endured the cyclone with a smile
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Cyclone Vardah: A tribute to Satyajit Ray, this video shows how Chennai endured the cyclone with a smile

A video has gone viral on Facebook and shows stunning visuals of Cyclone Vardah-struck Chennai serenaded by Pandit Ravi Shankar's music from Pather Panchali

Only In Kolkata: At 84, Pradipta Sen is keeping alive a dying legacy called the Calcutta Film Society
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Only In Kolkata: At 84, Pradipta Sen is keeping alive a dying legacy called the Calcutta Film Society

Pradipta Sen is trying to save his beloved Calcutta Film Society from marauding market forces and keep it in the room that has been its home for 60 years.

Without subtitles: The Sholay test for interracial relationships
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Without subtitles: The Sholay test for interracial relationships

By the time the great emotional roller-coaster ride was approaching its explosive end I was drained from my role as the one-man tour guide for 'Sholay'. But it was then that I finally understood the miracle of 'Sholay'.

Waiting for Indian talent in American films to win Oscar: Kamal Hassan
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Waiting for Indian talent in American films to win Oscar: Kamal Hassan

Kamal Haasan, whose directorial Vishwaroopam was in the race with other films for India's official entry to Academy Awards this year, is not disappointed at losing the opportunity.

Kagaz ki kashti: Memories of monsoons past
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Kagaz ki kashti: Memories of monsoons past

There's something timeless about a flooded street during the monsoons. Something very familiar, even nostalgic. But look closely, and you will see it's not quite the same.

I wished Satyajit Ray would have directed me: Hema Malini
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I wished Satyajit Ray would have directed me: Hema Malini

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.