Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, daughter of acclaimed filmmaker Bimal Roy, feels that Manna Dey never received the popularity Kishore Kumar or Mohammad Rafi had, as he was too humble for the glamorous world of Bollywood. She pays tribute to the late singing legend, who passed away on October 24. Manna Kaka -- Manna Dey to the world -- bore no Bollywood stamp. Looking at him, no one would recognise the man as the golden voiced playback artist, the singer whose repertoire embraced every singing ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki Bhattacharya remembers Manna Dey - India Today, 1 month ago
Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, journalist and writer, speaks of her experiences on being honoured by Bangladesh for her help during the 1971 liberation war. The news that Bangladesh was bestowing an honour to me came as a bolt from the blue! Why me? I wondered. And I was in disbelief until I got on to the early morning flight to Dhaka on December 12, 2012 along with many familiar faces from the Indian movie and media. I was feted along with over 60 veterans from other walks of life from countries ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Bimal Roy was a strict patriarch who ensured that his children grew up away from the film sets. Hence Bandini doesn't spark off too many memories for younger daughter Rinki Bhattacharya. All she can dredge up are hazy recollections of Shashi Kapoor ...Times of India, 3 days ago
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