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Legendary Bengali comedian Chinmoy Roy dead

Legendary Bengali film actor Chinmoy Roy, known for his excellence in comic roles, has died after suffering a heart attack, family sources said.

Mar 18, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Animated film Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya first look poster out — Check

Satyajit Ray’s '1969 released fantasy adventure 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne' is all set to return to theatres in the animated version.

Feb 07, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

Online petition urges Madhur Bhandarkar to stop making fourth 'Apu'

For fans of Satyajit Ray's "The Apu Trilogy", it's sacrilege for Madhur Bhandarkar to even attempting to present a movie which takes forward the iconic series. An online petition has urged the West Bengal government to save a "treasure trove" from being "ruined".

Jan 20, 2019, 00:40 AM IST

Madhur Bhandarkar to present film which will carry forward 'The Apu Trilogy'

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will present a feature film titled "Avijatrik", which will take forward Satyajit Ray's iconic "The Apu Trilogy".

Jan 18, 2019, 22:21 PM IST

When Mrinal Sen and Satyajit Ray duelled over films

Legendary Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen, who, along with his contemporaries Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak was considered a doyen of regional parallel cinema internationally, often had public debates with Ray regarding film narratives and styles, but always chose to term them as clash of ideas and not conflict.

Dec 31, 2018, 06:10 AM IST

Remembering Mrinal Sen: Memorable films by the legend

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen breathed his last on December 30 at his Bhawanipore home in Kolkata. He was 95.

Dec 30, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

Satyajit Ray's classic 'Pather Panchali' only Indian entry in BBC's list of 100 best foreign films

Ray's 'Pather Panchali' is the only Indian film to have made to the coveted list of Best Foreign Films.

Nov 01, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Pity India doesn't have Satyajit Ray's kind of cinema anymore: Majid Majidi

Known for masterpieces like "Children of Heaven", "The Colour of Paradise" and "Baran", Majidi's trademark lies in telling stories about young, underprivileged adults. 

Apr 16, 2018, 19:28 PM IST

Where is Satyajit Ray's Oscar, ask visiting fans

These Feluda lovers are on a hunt. Not for kidnappers or killers, though. They are searching for auteur Satyajit Ray's Oscar on his birthday.

May 02, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

The Literary Express: How trains carried forward

Among forms of transport as settings for stories, trains seem the most popular.

Jun 12, 2016, 10:34 AM IST

Satyajit Ray institute teachers suspended over sexual harassment

The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute has suspended three faculty members following allegations of sexual harassment.

Dec 14, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

Satyaji Ray's son to bring Feluda stories in one film

"Monchora", a romantic drama, is an adaptation of a story by Bengali author Saradindu Bandyopadhyay, Sandip said. 

Dec 07, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

I take influences from Satyajit Ray's work: Shoojit Sircar

 He has framed sensitive situations of conflict zones in films like "Yahaan" and "Madras Cafe" and narrated simple but effective stories with "Vicky Donor" and "Piku". And director Shoojit Sircar says he tries to take influences from world cinema's greatest auteur Satyajit Ray's work and infuse them in his projects.

Nov 22, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy' in top five greatest Asian films

Celebrated filmmaker Satyajit Ray's 'The Apu Trilogy' is among the top five greatest Asian films of all-time, it was announced at the Busan International Film Festival here.

Oct 05, 2015, 11:50 AM IST

Kalpana Patowary to pay tribute to Ray in 'Har Har Byomkesh'

Popular Bhojpuri singer Kalpana Patowary will pay tribute to iconic filmmaker Satyajit Ray in the upcoming Bengali film "Har Har Byomkesh".

Sep 02, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

No need to replicate 'Pather Panchali': Sharmila Tagore

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, who was introduced in films by legendary storyteller Satyajit Ray in "Apur Sansar" in 1959, believes there is no need to replicate the maestro's films.

Aug 30, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

I copy Satyajit Ray: Shoojit Sircar

Describing Satyajit Ray's masterpiece "Pather Panchali" as the Bible of his life, Bollywood director Shoojit Sircar has conceded he copies the works of the maestro.

Aug 30, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Satyajit Ray's portrait at UN exhibition

Indian film maestro Satyajit Ray is among the 16 global thinkers whose portraits have been displayed here at the UN art exhibition titled “The Transformative Power of Art”. They have been recognised for contributing to the common good of humanity.

Jun 27, 2015, 17:40 PM IST

Satyajit Ray's widow Bijoya Ray dead

Film maestro Satyajit Ray's widow Bijoya Ray, a lifelong inspiration for the master, died at a private nursing home here on Tuesday following an acute pneumonia attack, a nursing home spokesman said.

Jun 03, 2015, 07:50 AM IST

Retrospective pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore

Seeking to cater to the film connoisseurs here, a day-long film festival paying tributes to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore was organised here.

May 24, 2015, 14:33 PM IST