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
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.
Professor Shonku O El Dorado movie review: Satyajit Ray's memorable scientist doesn't come to life in son's film
Professor Shonku O El Dorado is as incalculable a loss as the usurping of the famed scientist’s greatest inventions.
The new Goopy-Bagha film would be produced by Purnima Pictures, which had presented the first children's fantasy in 1969.
Noted Bengali actor Dhritiman Chatterjee, who acted in a number of films by Satyajit Ray, would portray the title role in the film titled Professor Shonku O El Dorado.
A street named...? Now Satyajit Ray gets a 'sarani'...err...'dharani' from Mamata in road renaming spree
The chief minister has acclaimed poets like Joy Goswami and popular song writers like Nachiketa on her side but when it comes to cultural matters she sees herself as second to none.
Legendary film-maker Satyajit Ray's widow Bijoya Ray died in the city on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.
With Abir Chatterjee now set to essay the role of popular fictional sleuth 'Feluda' crafted by Ray in upcoming 'Badshahi Angti', the most expensive Bengali detective film till this date, director Sandip Ray feels people will be intrigued with the transition in his image from 'Byomkesh Bakshi'.
Satyajit Ray would have been 91 today. Perhaps one should say he is 91 today because like a banyan tree his influence lives on even in brand new films like Kahaani. Sharmila Tagore, Aparna Sen and his son Sandip Ray remember the master.