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As one leaves behind the Badamtala pandal area, certain scenes of Aparajito, the sequel in Apu trilogy, come alive in 66 Pally Puja, located next(Alamy Stock Photo)

Three Durga Puja committees theme celebrations on Satyajit Ray’s Apu trilogy

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 05:10 PM IST
While Badamtala Asar Sangha, one of the popular pujas in the city, themed their celebrations on the Pather Panchali, two other neighbourhood clubs completed the cycle with the sequels - Aparajito and Apur Sansar.
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Swara Bhasker will be seen in Flesh.
Swara Bhasker will be seen in Flesh.

Swara Bhasker on Kangana Ranaut’s B-grade actress comment: ‘What people say reflects more about their mentality’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 07:48 AM IST
Swara Bhasker supports people’s right to expression, including giving her ‘gaalis’. But she wanted to set the record straight when people started peddling ‘lies’ about her.
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A minimalist to his core, Ray never lets his visual language become stilted
A minimalist to his core, Ray never lets his visual language become stilted

Celebrating 100 years of Satyajit Ray: Director Shoojit Sircar on what he has learnt from Ray

By Shoojit Sircar | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2020 07:57 AM IST
Pather Panchali still works years after it was made because it transcends all boundaries of time and place
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Satyajit Ray was born on May 2, 1921.(Hindustan Times)
Satyajit Ray was born on May 2, 1921.(Hindustan Times)

Many negatives of shooting stills clicked by Satyajit Ray found, include some from Aparajito, Apur Sansar, Charulata shoots

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 02:10 PM IST
On the 99th birth anniversary of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, comes the news that as many as 1,000 negatives of shooting stills, either clicked by him or his close confidants, have been found in his Kolkata home.
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CelebsPick: 5 books to read on a long weekend

By Lubna Salim | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 11:39 PM IST
Five authors pick books that you could wind-up with curling in bed
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Benegal has just watched Article 15 and is pretty impressed by the new filmmakers(Prabhat Shetty)
Benegal has just watched Article 15 and is pretty impressed by the new filmmakers(Prabhat Shetty)

HT Brunch Cover Story: Over the top and on point with Shyam Benegal

By Ananya Ghosh | Hindustant Times
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 08:46 PM IST
Art cinema vs commercial movies vs OTT: Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, 84, draws distinctions, applauds the deserving and warns against the pitfalls
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Bhayanakam has also bagged National Film Award for best cinematography.
Bhayanakam has also bagged National Film Award for best cinematography.

Malayalam film Bhayanakam, winner of National Award, wins best cinematography at Beijing International Film Festival

By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2019 10:31 AM IST
After winning the National film award for Bhayanakam, cinematographer Nikhil S Praveen has won an award at the Beijing International Film Festival.
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Satyajit Ray’s three movies from the Apu Triology have been clubbed in the belt and Road category at the Beijing Film fest.(Screngrab/BJIFF)
Satyajit Ray’s three movies from the Apu Triology have been clubbed in the belt and Road category at the Beijing Film fest.(Screngrab/BJIFF)

Beijing film fest puts Satyajit Ray’s Apu trilogy in ‘Belt and Road’ group

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 05:31 PM IST
The five Indian movies included in the “Belt and Road” category are the three Ray movies comprising the Apu Trilogy (Pather Panchali, Aparajito and Apur Sansar), Love per Square Foot, Ittefaq, and the Mumbai-based movie, Sir.
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Saral Dighi, a pond in the village Boral, was one of the sites for Pather Panchali, say locals. The shooting of the Satyajit Ray classic remains a cherished memory for the people of Boral.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Saral Dighi, a pond in the village Boral, was one of the sites for Pather Panchali, say locals. The shooting of the Satyajit Ray classic remains a cherished memory for the people of Boral.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Revisiting Satyajit Ray’s Boral, the village from where he started his cinematic journey in Pather Panchali

By Poulomi Banerjee | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 11:03 PM IST
As Satyajit Ray’s first film, Pather Panchali, becomes the only Indian film to feature on a list of 100 best foreign language films of the 21st century released by the BBC recently, HT travels to the village where he shot the classic in the 1950s
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Pather Panchali is directed by Satyajit Ray and was released in 1955.
Pather Panchali is directed by Satyajit Ray and was released in 1955.

BBC reveals list of 100 best foreign language films, only one Indian movie finds spot

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 03:56 PM IST
Satyajit Ray’s 1955 film Pather Panchali is the only Indian film on the BBC’s list of the 100 best foreign-language films of the 21st century.
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