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Satyajit Ray

Book Review | Convention-bound aesthetic, too many subplots clutter up big picture

Historically significant characters flit in and out of the book.

04 Jun 2023 12:37 AM

Pavan Varma | Congress in decline, how long before it falls to pieces?

The ongoing shenanigans in the Congress party are reminiscent of the two nawabs

03 Oct 2021 12:20 AM

Shikha Mukerjee | Revisiting the legend @100: Ray’s iconic role to endure

Ray did not start out as a filmmaker with an agenda. He was a storyteller. But he responded to the shifts and changes in the world at large

02 May 2021 12:20 AM

IFFI uploads Gulzar picture instead of Satyajit Ray in film credit, rectifies later

Soon after reports of the mix up started doing the rounds, the festival organisers rectified the mistake.

25 Nov 2019 8:51 AM

IFFI goofs up

Film critic Raja Sen had a tongue in cheek mention of the blunder.

23 Nov 2019 3:37 AM


Tribute: Girish Karnad was a true national treasure, and his spirit will linger

Karnad predicted then, that Indian cinema still had a long way to go in changing its narrative style in the mainstream.

12 Jun 2019 1:03 AM

A tribute

The Capital fondly remembered legendary Bharatanatyam dancer T Balasaraswati on her 100th birth anniversary.

20 May 2019 6:22 AM

On the Master, and his galaxy of stars

Many of the actors and actresses in Satyajit Ray’s Bengali films went on to become nationally recognised stars in Hindi cinema.

01 Feb 2019 5:26 AM

Need to make films, plays for children: Gulzar

Shilpa is a well known illustrator and designer who has illustrated almost all the children’s books written by Gulzar.

16 Jan 2019 12:16 AM

Mrinal Sen: A giant who gave a new meaning to Indian cinema

Mrinal Sen made his first film in 1956 — Raat Bhore (Night’s End) — he himself dismissed it as “very bad”.

01 Jan 2019 12:57 AM


Irrfan Khan wins Icon Award

The annual Satyajit Ray Short Film Award worth GBP 1,000 went to the Indo-German co-production “The Peanut Seller”.

03 Jul 2018 12:27 AM

Pastoral, prejudiced

Karishma Attari is author of I See You, and Don’t Look Down, and runs Shakespeare for Dummies workshops.

22 Apr 2018 2:31 AM

Now Satyajit Ray’s Professor Shonku to be adopted for big screen

Dhritiman Chatterjee will essay the role of the world famous fictional scientist visiting Brazil on some expedition.

01 Dec 2017 6:48 AM

Professor Shonku to come alive on film

Satyajit Ray’s son Sandip to direct movie, release likely in 2018.

30 Nov 2017 6:53 AM

Book review: A producer decodes a master director

This book, however, is more than just about a film in the making.

12 Nov 2017 1:11 AM


Communicating through the lens

Photographer, filmmaker and doodler Madhavan Palanisamy talks about his adventurous and interesting journey.

07 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

Communicating through the lens

Photographer, filmmaker and doodler Madhavan Palanisamy talks about his adventurous and interesting journey.

07 Oct 2017 12:03 AM

Vishal Bhardwaj would like to cast Rajinikanth if he makes 'King Lear'

The director talks about his wish to adapt another Shakespearean work and the legacy of great Satyajit Ray

19 Sep 2017 12:57 PM

Murky adventures

Dark Tales of crime and adventure in a pacy thriller.

19 Jul 2017 12:25 AM

Papa Saif Ali Khan in volte-face over Sara’s grand debut

Saif had also stated that as a parent, he never wanted his daughter to enter Bollywood.

22 Jun 2017 12:38 AM