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  • Online exhibition on Satyajit Ray as children’s magazine illustrator

    Online exhibition on Satyajit Ray as children’s magazine illustrator

    Presented by India International Centre, the exhibition is titled 'Aap Kya Sandesh Laya'.

    June 15, 2021
  • Ray’s works more relevant now as society battles pandemic plight

    Ray’s works more relevant now as society battles pandemic plight

    He felt, “Today’s screenplay writers do not have the luxury of time to conceptualize and flesh out their characters, adding a trait one day and a quirk another. How will such detailing happen? This affects the actors’ delivery as well.”

    June 8, 2021
  • Cinema of Satyajit Ray in the time of pandemic

    Cinema of Satyajit Ray in the time of pandemic

    The truth is that the work of a genius will always echo in every coming generation, which is why such efforts stand the test of time.

    June 6, 2021
  • Humming with restrained passion

    Humming with restrained passion

    Amitava Nag’s incredible book of conversations with Soumitra Chatterjee reads like an intimate close-up of the screen icon’s life.

    May 28, 2021
  • Tribute to Bharat Ratna – Satyajit Ray

    Tribute to Bharat Ratna – Satyajit Ray

    From coasters that are made on pre-sanitized ceramic plates with archival ink have his movie posters that depict his movie to colourful cushion covers that depict the fictional character Feluda created by the Maestro to original movie posters of movie like Pather Panchali are all going to be available at Baro Market. I

    May 6, 2021
  • Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute holds 10th convocation, Diploma awarded to 13th batch of film wing

    Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute holds 10th convocation, Diploma awarded to 13th batch of film wing

    The graduates of the thirteenth batch of the Film Wing, the first batch of the Electronic and Digital Media wing and the first batch of the Animation Cinema gets their Post Graduate Diploma Certificate after pursuing different specializations and successfully completed their first films.

    May 3, 2021
  • A Centennial Tribute

    A Centennial Tribute

    Ray was fond of the great Hollywood masters, and never encouraged the ‘arty-arty‘ film-makers with no audience focus and scant responsibility to get the financier‘s money back. The director expresses himself with other‘s money and for him to remain creative, has to understand his primary audience and devise means within available resources, to reach that audience.

    May 2, 2021
  • Exploring Ray’s ‘French connection’

    Exploring Ray’s ‘French connection’

    Raju Raman, president, Cine Academy, meanwhile, recalled how the former President of France, François Mitterrand had to climb up a step at National Library to match the height of Ray so he could confer on him the prestigious Legion of Honour, the highest French order of merit.

    May 2, 2021
  • Ray’s characters feature in Left digital campaign

    Ray’s characters feature in Left digital campaign

    The maestro of parallel cinema Ray’s political satire of 1980, ‘Hirak Rajar Deshe’ (In the land of the Diamond King) has once again drawn the attention with CPI-M using it for their digital campaign against the binary force of Trinamul Congress and the BJP.

    March 11, 2021
  • IFFI to celebrate legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray

    IFFI to celebrate legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray

    This was announced during the Golden Jubilee edition of IFFI in 2019, by Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of I&B, as part of the Centenary celebrations of Satyajit Ray.

    January 13, 2021
  • Shoojit Sircar reminded of Satyajit Ray classic by protest against racism in the UK

    Shoojit Sircar reminded of Satyajit Ray classic by protest against racism in the UK

    Sircar on Monday reacted to a news piece and a video on Twitter, which shows residents of Bristol protesting against systemic racism.

    June 9, 2020
  • Treasure trove of Ray stills found amidst lockdown

    Treasure trove of Ray stills found amidst lockdown

    The lifetime Oscar winners director son Sandip Ray told PTI on Saturday, the 99th birthday of the auteur, that it was no less than a goldmine containing hitherto unknown negatives capturing different still frames of his film shoots from the 50s till the early 90s.

    May 3, 2020
  • Film fest to celebrate cinema of five continents at Ray Auditorium during 12-16 January

    Film fest to celebrate cinema of five continents at Ray Auditorium during 12-16 January

    The initiative is a joint collaboration between ICCR (ministry of external affairs, Government of India) and the Forum for Film Studies and Allied Arts (FFSAA).

    January 6, 2020
  • Brimming with grandeur

    Brimming with grandeur

    Rich in majestic forts, mesmerising sand dunes and beautiful architecture, Jaisalmer is a sight for sore eyes.

    November 25, 2019
  • Return of right-wing ideology regressive, stupid: Volker Schlöndorff

    Return of right-wing ideology regressive, stupid: Volker Schlöndorff

    The filmmaker, who has been vocal about the adverse effects of right-wing ideology on culture, said, “The right wing people in their ideology are against culture and it is a fact everywhere in the world, be it Adolf Hitler or Donald Trump. This is because they do not like the critical spirit that is inborn in culture. Culture always is questioning about right and wrong ways of living which is disliked by such people.”

    November 18, 2019
  • ‘I was addicted to Feluda stories’

    ‘I was addicted to Feluda stories’

    Director Sagnik Chatterjee speaks on his first documentary about Satyajit Ray’s iconic sleuth Feluda stories.

    June 29, 2019
  • Documentary on Ray’s Feluda revisiting 50 years hits the theatre

    Documentary on Ray’s Feluda revisiting 50 years hits the theatre

    Ray's character first amazed novel and short story readers and later elated the film-goers.

    June 8, 2019