Sandip Ray is directing the first film based on his father, Satyajit Ray’s creation – Professor Shonku, an eccentric scientist. Feluda, Ray’s other famous hero, had charisma. What drives Shonku? read more
The only time Satyajit Ray worked with a rookie producer was in Shatranj ke Khilari. On Ray’s 97th birth anniversary, Suresh Jindal reveals the give and take of their relationship, and unknown facets of Ray, the man and the collaborator read more
Born on May 2, 1921, to a family with generations artistically inclined, Satyajit Ray is known as a filmmaker, writer, a music composer and also an illustrator. Common among these vocations is Satyajit Ray the storyteller, adapting mediums and forms to handle themes with subtlety and a unique sensitivity.
Refusing to criticise ‘mainstream Bollywood cinema’, international filmmaker Mjaid Majidi says that is essential for the economy but adds that the cultural potential for a different kind of cinema exists in India. read more
Jaya Bachchan, who turns 70 today, was the ‘girl-next-door’ of the 1970s Hindi cinema. In films like Mili, Guddi, Parichay, Koshish and Bawarchi among others, she proved she could be the daughter, the sister, the friend and, importantly, the beloved,... read more