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.
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.
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.
25 Dec 2020
Film stars who bid adieu this year
One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.
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.
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.
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.
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.
06 Oct 2019
Navratri 2019: Five Bollywood actresses who love celebrating Durga Puja
The 9-day Navratri festivities have almost come to an end.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."