Acclaimed director Shyam Benegal believes Indian cinema will always be known as before and after Satyajit Ray and says no other filmmaker has ever been able to emulate the quality of filmmaking that the "Pather Panchali" helmer possessed. Benegal addressed a ... Deccan Herald, 1 day ago
Readers write in with their top-five list Cool Hand Luke Just the coolest film ever made.. And the most spiritually profound. Of a man's struggle with his own nature when his society has conflicting interests. Starring the coolest and the most ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
It is fitting that Akhil Sharma's novel, with its message of the transformative power of reading, has won a fiction prize determined by libraries. One of the great cinematic depictions of the transformative power of books is in Satyajit Ray's ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
ON THE JACKET of The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told , you’ll find a quaint illustration of Kolkata’s yellow Ambassador taxi. Not just does the choice seem predictable, its use is also at odds with the 21 short stories which make up this delightful ...Open Magazine, 2 months ago
One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt from Manik And I, My Life with Satyajit Ray, written by his wife Bijoya Ray. Shatranj Ke Khilari was Satyajit Ray's first Hindi film. The Master set the Premchand story against the backdrop of the First War of Independence in 1857. Bijoya Ray, his wife, reveals fascinating glimpses behind the making ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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