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Feb 19, 2018
Charulata: Satyajit Ray's brilliant re-telling of Tagore's classic story of a lonely young wifeWhen asked by interviewers which was his personal favourite among all the films he had made in his 40-year long career, Satyajit Ray always said, 'Charulata' (The Lonely Wife) — based on Rabindranath Tagore's short story | #FirstCulture
Jan 31, 2018
Soumitra Chatterjee, veteran Bengali actor known for Satyajit Ray films, presented with France's Legion d'HonneurSoumitra 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.
Dec 06, 2017
Samantaral movie review: Parambrata Chatterjee steals the show in poignant dramaDespite all its technical defects, Partho Chakraborty’s Samantaral is an important film with an important message and everyone should watch it.
Nov 19, 2017
Ghare Baire: A rare Satyajit Ray film which is not just weak, but also a tragic loss of opportunitySatyajit Ray's Ghare Baire could have been a wonderful adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore's story, but turns out to be an underwhelming coming together of the greatest mind in Indian literature and the brightest gem of Indian cinema | #FWeekend
Oct 29, 2017
Abhijan: Satyajit Ray's most ‘commercially inclined’ film is also among his best craftedIn Abhijan, Satyajit Ray shows us that the greatest expedition that we can ever hope to embark upon is the one we are living bang in the middle of right now, right this moment
Sep 28, 2017
Mamata Banerjee's theme song for Durga Puja turns out to be a hit at community celebrationsMamata Banerjee has composed the theme song for a popular city puja since theme music has become a new trend among community pujas in the metropolis
Aug 27, 2017
Samapti: How Satyajit Ray brought Rabindranath Tagore's classic story to the big screenSatyajit Ray's Samapti (based on Tagore's short story of the same name) is a love story, which shows the rather painful journey of its lead character Mrinmoyi (played with great compassion by a magnificent Aparna Sen) from being an unruly and carefree young girl to a loving wife.
Aug 20, 2017
Sonar Kella: How Satyajit Ray brought a much-loved Feluda mystery to the big screenSatyajit Ray strongly believed what great storytellers have always said — that entertainment and intelligence can co-exist without affecting each other in a negative way. Feluda’s Sonar Kella is the perfect example of that belief
Jul 30, 2017
Kapurush: Satyajit Ray's meditation on courageous women, and doomed young loveIn his 1965 film Kapurush (The Coward), Satyajit Ray chooses to portray the silent courage of a strong-willed woman, by juxtaposing her against the film’s protagonist who is timid, irresolute and unsure of himself.
Jul 16, 2017
Shakha Proshakha: Satyajit Ray's penultimate film isn't his best, yet offers a moving image of lifeTowards the fag end of his career, the films that Satyajit Ray made were a clear reflection of two things — firstly, his own failing health and exhaustion, and secondly, that he was finding it increasingly difficult to cope with the rampant unscrupulousness of the society around him. And this is very evident in his penultimate film, Shakha Proshakha.