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Past Lives review: A classic for this life and those yet to come

What connects Korean-Canadian director Celine Song’s highly anticipated love triangle and cinema lovers aching for some brilliant nostalgia-soaked romance? 8,000 layers of inyeon.

Past Lives review: A classic for this life and those yet to come
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 02:20 AM IST

Parambrata Chattopadhyay says backlash to Shabash Feluda made the series popular

Parambrata Chattopadhyay has addressed the backlash to the latest adaptation of Feluda stories in ZEE5’s series Shabash Feluda.

Parambrata Chattopadhyay says the backlash for Shabash Feluda ensured more viewership and engagement.
Published on Jun 13, 2023 04:42 PM IST

Satyajit Ray first copyright owner of movie ‘Nayak’: Delhi HC

HC ruling came while deciding a lawsuit by the family of film’s producer RD Bansal who contended that the copyright to the film and screenplay belonged to them

Satyajit Ray first copyright owner of movie ‘Nayak’: Delhi HC
Updated on May 24, 2023 12:24 AM IST

When Satyajit Ray called Indian audience 'backward, unsophisticated'

On his birth anniversary, we revisit the interview in which Satyajit Ray called the Indian audience ‘unsophisticated’, and talked about their limited exposure.

May 2 marks the 102nd birth anniversary of filmmaker Satyajit Ray.
Published on May 02, 2023 01:09 PM IST

The untutored but versatile all-round scholar who guided many

With his passing on Thursday, Virchand Dharamsey leaves behind a great legacy of rigorous scholarship for our young students. His scholastic accomplishments were not backed by formal training, and yet leading scholars of the world looked up to him for reliable information, fresh interpretations and guidance.

The untutored but versatile all-round scholar who guided many
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 12:43 AM IST

Scientifically Speaking | Crying plants: When science fiction predicts science

The recent discovery that plants emit inaudible sounds under stress has caused a stir in the scientific community and reminded me of a story from decades ago.

Here’s what the researchers found when they placed microphones next to plants in soundproof boxes. They make sounds when they’re stressed. (Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 06, 2023 08:27 PM IST
ByAnirban Mahapatra

From HT Archives: Ray gets the Oscar for ‘mastery in arts of motion pictures’

Holding the 2kg Oscar statuette Ray, 70, was heard saying, in a voice choked with emotion, “it is a magnificent award, certainly the best achievement of my movie-making career” spanning over four decades.

Satyajit Ray received the award in 1992. (Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 11:51 PM IST
ByAgencies, Los Angeles/calcutta

Mission Majnu is real, no answer for those comparing to Raazi: Shantanu Bagchi

In a conversation with Hindustan Times, filmmaker Shantanu Bagchi discussed details about his recent outing Mission Majnu, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna.

Shantanu Bagchi on directing Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna in Mission Majnu.
Published on Jan 25, 2023 07:26 AM IST

New 100 greatest films of all time revealed. This is only Indian film on list

Sight and Sound's list of100 greatest films of all time is out. This is the first time in the history of the poll that a film made by a female director has made it to the top spot. Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali is the only Indian film on the list.

A still from In the Mood for Love which took the 5th spot.
Updated on Dec 02, 2022 02:22 PM IST

Stage set for 53rd IFFI, 770 films to be screened

Renowned Spanish film director Carlos Saura will be honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s IFFI which kicks off on November 20.

Preparations underway for IFFI in Goa from November 20. (PIB)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 04:43 AM IST
ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

Pradip Mukherjee, who starred in Satyajit Ray’s Jana Aranya, dies at 76

Pradip Mukherjee, who rose to fame with Satyajit Ray's Jana Aranya, died in Kolkata on Monday. He was hospitalised due to lung infection.

Pradip Mukherjee died on August 29.
Published on Sep 02, 2022 06:05 PM IST

Jeetu Kamal on the success of Aparajito: Directors might think I am snobbish

In a conversation with Hindustan Times, Jeetu Kamal opened up about his life, career and thoughts after the massive success of his film Aparajito.

Bengali actor Jeetu Kamal on Aparajito.
Published on Jul 12, 2022 02:00 PM IST

Aparajito's Debashis Roy on struggle: 'Worked for as little as plate of biryani'

Debashis Roy has spoken about working with Anik Datta, Jeetu Kamal in Aparajito, his struggle in the acting industry and what has changed for him after the success of the film.

Debashis Roy in a still from Aparajito.
Updated on Jun 20, 2022 09:50 AM IST

Young Saif Ali Khan greets Satyajit Ray with ‘aadaab’ in old video, watch

Saif Ali Khan appeares to be a teenager in an old video that has surfaced online. It also features Sharmila Tagore, Satyajit Ray and BR Chopra.

Saif Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore featured with Satyajit Ray in an old video.
Published on Oct 09, 2021 03:58 PM IST

Ray's Unmissable Masterpiece

The renowned Satyajit Ray and his direction have been forever accepted as one of the most artistic combinations of all time. Amongst all his creations, Pather Panchali still remains memorably undisputed. Here's a story commemorating one of its historical achievements.

The cinematic genius at work.(Dailyo; Public Domain)
Published on Aug 16, 2021 09:03 AM IST

Kapil reacts to shout-out in Netflix's Ray, sends wishes to Harsh Varrdhan

Kapil Sharma has acknowledged the shout-out that he received in Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor's episode in the Netflix series Ray.

Kapil Sharma was given a shout-out in Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor's chapter in Netflix's Ray.
Published on Jun 29, 2021 05:38 PM IST

Satyajit Ray's son Sandip says he's 'hearing both praises and criticism' for Ray

Sandip Ray, son of legendary writer-director Satyajit Ray, has commented on the mixed reception that Netflix's anthology series Ray has been attracting.

Ali Fazal in a still from Forget Me Not, a chapter in Netflix's new anthology series, Ray.
Updated on Jun 29, 2021 11:49 AM IST

When Satyajit Ray was advised to sue Steven Spielberg for plagiarism

Did you know that back in 1982, upon the release of Steven Spielberg's ET, it was thought that he had actually plagiarised Satyajit Ray's The Alien.

Satyajit Ray was also an acclaimed writer, who wrote The Alien, which bore many similarities to ET.
Updated on Jun 26, 2021 09:33 PM IST

Ray review: Manoj, Harsh Varrdhan are outstanding in new Netflix anthology

Ray review: Manoj Bajpayee, Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, Ali Fazal and Radhika Madan lead a handful of excellent performers in Netflix's irreverent but inconsistent anthology, based on Satyajit Ray's short stories.

Ray review: Manoj Bajpayee in a still from director Abhishek Chaubey's entry in the new Netflix anthology series.
Published on Jun 25, 2021 12:31 PM IST

Richa Chadha pens 'lame poem' for boyfriend Ali Fazal as she watches Ray

Richa Chadha is impressed with her boyfriend Ali Fazal's performance in his latest outing, Netflix anthology Ray. Check out her post for him.

Richa Chadha penned a 'lame poem' as she watched her boyfriend Ali Fazal's performance in Ray.
Published on Jun 25, 2021 08:53 AM IST

Ali Fazal asks if films like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro can be made today: 'Himmat hai?'

Ali Fazal has asked if anyone has the courage to make a film like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro these days. He said that if someone makes a film about farmers, it'll be banned.

Ali Fazal will soon be seen in Ray.
Published on Jun 24, 2021 11:53 AM IST

Ray trailer: Manoj Bajpayee leads a band of India's best actors in Netflix show

Ray trailer: Manoj Bajpayee and an ensemble cast that inlcudes Kay Kay Menon, Gajraj Rao, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose, and Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, star in Netflix's new anthology series, based on the works of Satyajit Ray.

Manoj Bajpayee in a still from the Ray trailer.
Published on Jun 08, 2021 12:20 PM IST

Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad excited to be part of Netflix's Ray

Ray, an anthology on filmmaker Satyajit Ray's stories, will premier on Netflix on June 25. Ali Fazal and Shweta Basu Prasad star in Forget Me Not, a segment directed by Srijit Mukherji.

Ali Fazal and Shweta Basu Prasad star in Forget Me Not.
Published on Jun 07, 2021 07:50 PM IST

Ray teaser: Netflix's new anthology series stars Manoj, Harshvarrdhan, Radhika

Netflix has released the teaser for Ray, an anthology series based on the writings of Satyajit Ray and featuring Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao, Ali Fazal, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Radhika Madan and others.

Manoj Bajpayee and Gajraj Rao in a still from Ray.
Published on May 28, 2021 11:52 AM IST

Young Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar flank Satyajit Ray in this throwback pic

Shabana Azmi shared a throwback picture with Satyajit Ray on Sunday on the occasion of the late director's birth centenary. Fans couldn't help notice how similar Javed Akhtar looks to his son Farhan.

Shabana Azmi, javed Akhtar with Satyajit Ray.
Published on May 02, 2021 07:33 PM IST

Year-long celebrations to mark birth centenary of Satyajit Ray

The Information and Broadcasting ministry has announced that late filmmaker Satyajit Ray's birthday will be celebrated throughout the year with various events.

Satyajit Ray was among the best known filmmakers in India.
Published on May 01, 2021 10:41 AM IST

Sara Ali Khan says it’s ‘strange, weird, amazing’ to be Sharmila Tagore’s granddaughter, often wonders ‘Oh my God, that’s my dadi!’

Actor Sara Ali Khan, gushing about her grandmother Sharmila Tagore, has said that she sometimes finds it ‘weird’ that they are related.

Sara Ali Khan poses with Sharmila Tagore.
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 06:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

‘Apaar Sansar’: Amul pays heartfelt tribute to iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee

The heartening tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee may leave you misty-eyed too.

The doodle shows late actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s different roles played on screen.(Facebook/Amul)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 09:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Soumitra Chatterjee: An extraordinary star rooted in the ordinary

He played characters that lived close to our lives. Shyam Benegal had identified this as the actor’s special talent; his ability to become someone recognisable, thereby offering to the audience an extraordinarily intimate level of identification.

When Soumitra Chatterjee passed away, actress Aparna Sen lamented that “Bengal’s cultural sky had lost its brightest star”.(HTPhoto)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 05:58 AM IST
ByShohini Ghosh

‘Lost a family member’: Satyajit Ray’s son pays tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee

Chatterjee made his debut in 1959 with Apur Sansar, the third in Ray’s internationally recognised Apu Trilogy, as the husband of another debutant, 15-year-old Sharmila Tagore.

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee in conversation with Sharmila Tagore. He and Tagore had made their debuts in Ray’s film in year 1959(ANI File Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 02:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By
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