Satyajit Ray

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Netflix brings Satyajit Ray's stories to life in 'Ray' teaser

30 May 2021

Netflix brings Satyajit Ray's stories to life in 'Ray' teaser

Netflix India has unveiled the teaser of their new anthology series Ray recently comprising four stories are based on the writings of ace filmmaker Satyajit Ray.

Netflix anthology series 'Ray' to stream from June 25

29 May 2021

Netflix anthology series 'Ray' to stream from June 25

Netflix's anthology series Ray, based on legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray's four stories, will debut on June 25, the streamer said on Thursday.

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

07 Jan 2021

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis has put a halt to almost everything, with top film festivals and various cultural activities facing the brunt of the pandemic.

Film stars who bid adieu this year

25 Dec 2020

Film stars who bid adieu this year

One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

20 Nov 2020

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

10 Oct 2020

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, best known for immortalizing the fictional character of private investigator Feluda in Satyajit Ray's works, had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, October 6.

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara is looking to break all plausible and enviable records out there.

Anubhav Sinha says he had enough, 'resigns' from Bollywood

22 Jul 2020

Anubhav Sinha says he had enough, 'resigns' from Bollywood

Amid the raging insider-outsider debate in the entertainment fraternity, tempers continue to soar among its members.

Navratri 2019: Five Bollywood actresses who love celebrating Durga Puja

06 Oct 2019

Navratri 2019: Five Bollywood actresses who love celebrating Durga Puja

The 9-day Navratri festivities have almost come to an end.

If Indian actors (non-Bollywood) were playing 'GoT' characters

24 Apr 2019

If Indian actors (non-Bollywood) were playing 'GoT' characters

The cast of Game of Thrones has some of the distinguished actors. It is honestly impossible to envision anyone else playing their roles.

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

08 Mar 2019

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.

Will definitely make a Bengali film one day: Shoojit Sircar

23 Feb 2019

Will definitely make a Bengali film one day: Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who has directed several excellent movies like Piku, October, and Vicky Donor, said he is still learning to emulate the works of great Bengali directors and will definitely make a Bengali film one day.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

30 Dec 2018

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

Delhi: Navrasa Duende's 'Classic Movie Festival' 2nd edition begins June-22

11 Jun 2018

Delhi: Navrasa Duende's 'Classic Movie Festival' 2nd edition begins June-22

Movie enthusiasts in Delhi are in for a visual treat as they can now watch their favorite classic films on the big screen at an upcoming film festival.

Term 'Bollywood' is derogatory, according to this BJP leader

02 Jun 2018

Term 'Bollywood' is derogatory, according to this BJP leader

Bharatiya Janata Party's General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has found a new project- to change the name of Bollywood to something that isn't 'derogatory'.

Had no idea about lip-syncing in debut film: Sharmila Tagore

30 Apr 2018

Had no idea about lip-syncing in debut film: Sharmila Tagore

Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore recalls she had no idea about lip-syncing when a playback song was being played in her debut Hindi film.

Iranian director Majidi feels real-life is missing in Indian films

16 Apr 2018

Iranian director Majidi feels real-life is missing in Indian films

Iranian director Majid Majidi decided to set his latest film "Beyond the Clouds" in Mumbai streets, which he believes, are full of incredible heroes trying to lead a life of dignity in the face of struggle.

India has one of the greatest film cultures: Christopher Nolan

01 Apr 2018

India has one of the greatest film cultures: Christopher Nolan

Maverick Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan, who is in India to stress on the importance of film preservation, confessed that he enjoys watching Indian movies and would love to see more of them.

Shashi took Rs. 101 as signing-amount for 'New Delhi Times'

27 Feb 2018

Shashi took Rs. 101 as signing-amount for 'New Delhi Times'

For 1986 film "New Delhi Times", which revolved around the nexus between politicians and media barons, veteran actor Shashi Kapoor took a bare minimum of Rs. 101 as the signing amount.

Happy Birthday Premchand: Your memories live on!

31 Jul 2017

Happy Birthday Premchand: Your memories live on!

Some of us may know him from our old Hindi textbooks. Some may even have heard his name mentioned among other stalwarts of Hindi literature.

India at Cannes: Despite media attention, have we succeeded?

25 May 2017

India at Cannes: Despite media attention, have we succeeded?

The Cannes Film Festival entered its 70th anniversary this year. As usual, national media houses gushed over "mind-blowing" pictures of Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.

Revisiting and not "remembering" Satyajit Ray on his birthday

02 May 2017

Revisiting and not "remembering" Satyajit Ray on his birthday

When my editor asked me to do a piece on Satyajit Ray's 96th birth-anniversary, the brief was, "something which is a tribute, not cliché, but contemporary."