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    Soumitra and Naseeruddin attend the launch of the book - 'Satyajit Ray's Ravi Shankar'
    Soumitra and Naseeruddin attend the launch of the book - 'Satyajit Ray's Ravi Shankar'
    Soumitra and Naseeruddin attend the launch of the book - 'Satyajit Ray's Ravi Shankar'

    Renowned Indian screen and stage actor Naseeruddin Shah commemorating the 93rd birth anniversary of legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, released an un-filmed visual script written by Ray. The script edited in the form of a book by Sandip Ray was released at the ICCR's R...

    Apur Panchali has a successful two weeks at the Box Office, pays humble tribute to Satyajit Ray
    Apur Panchali has a successful two weeks at the Box Office, pays humble tribute to Satyajit Ray
    Apur Panchali has a successful two weeks at the Box Office, pays humble tribute to Satyajit Ray

    On the 93rd birth anniversary of Satyajit Ray, Friday, the 2nd of May,2014 Kaushik Ganguly’s Apur Panchali, a film with strong references to the legendary film by Ray - Pather Panchali, entered its second week at the box office. Apur Panchali is based on the true life sto...

    Five decades of Ray's Charulata - A Tribute!
    Five decades of Ray's Charulata - A Tribute!
    Five decades of Ray's Charulata - A Tribute!

    Charulata, perhaps, is the most hotly debated, variedly interpreted, widely discussed and critically questioned among Satyajit Ray’s films. They continue to shed new light on the film. Ray’s Charulata (1964) is based on Nastaneer (The Broken Nest) a novelette of aroun...

    Sharmila Tagore remembers Satyajit Ray
    Sharmila Tagore remembers Satyajit Ray
    Sharmila Tagore remembers Satyajit Ray

    A seminar was organized during the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival, in memorial of legendary film-maker Satyajit Ray. The 'Satyajit Ray Memorial' lecture got delivered by veteran actress Sharmila Tagore who was introduced by Sandip Ray. The evening brought back ...

    Rituparno's "Jeeban Smriti" premieres at SRFTI film fest
    Rituparno's "Jeeban Smriti" premieres at SRFTI film fest
    Rituparno's "Jeeban Smriti" premieres at SRFTI film fest

    A retrospective of a few chosen films directed by Rituparno Ghosh was recently unveiled at the Satyajit Ray Films and Television Institute. Jeeban Smriti, Ghose’s documentary on Rabindranath Tagore was the inaugural film for this festival and also its Indian premiere. The f...

    Five and half decades of Apu and Soumitra
    Five and half decades of Apu and Soumitra
    Five and half decades of Apu and Soumitra

    On this day - 9th of August 1958, exactly 55 years ago Soumitra Chatterjee gave his first shot for Apur Sansar (The World of Apu) and now a true veteran, he continues to be a pillar of strength for Bengali Cinema. Apur Sansar or, The World of Apu – the third and final film...

    Bengali directors in the national arena
    Bengali directors in the national arena
    Bengali directors in the national arena

    Well, 100 years of Indian cinema is certainly too big an occasion which compels one to take a string of names, which every Indian household is familiar with! And who can forget the Bengali names, who not only did their parts to complement the growth of Bengali cinema, but also he...

    Special Screening for Satyajit Ray's "Goopi Gayen, Bagha Bayen"
    Special Screening for Satyajit Ray's "Goopi Gayen, Bagha Bayen"
    Special Screening for Satyajit Ray's "Goopi Gayen, Bagha Bayen"

    At the special screening of Satyajit Ray’s much loved movie “Goopi Gayen, Bagha Bayen” on the auspicious occasion of 92nd Birth Anniversary of India’s greatest Filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, leading personalities from the Bengali Film Industry paid tribute to hi...

    Satyajit Ray's 'Charulata' to be screened at Cannes Classics
    Satyajit Ray's 'Charulata' to be screened at Cannes Classics
    Satyajit Ray's 'Charulata' to be screened at Cannes Classics

    Providence has announced the inclusion of Satyajit Ray’s Charulata as one among 20 feature films to be presented at Cannes Classics as part of the Official Selection this year (2013) as a birthday gift to Ray. Among other awards, Ray won the Silver Bear as Best Director at ...

    A tribute to to Satyajit Ray's MAHANAGAR on its 50th Anniversary
    A tribute to to Satyajit Ray's MAHANAGAR on its 50th Anniversary
    A tribute to to Satyajit Ray's MAHANAGAR on its 50th Anniversary

    What makes the 50th anniversary of Mahanagar so special? “It marks a turning point in Indian cinema vis-à-vis the entry of a low-middle class housewife of a metro city stepping into the world of work,” says Aditi Roy, director of Obosheshey, a woman-centric fil...