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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
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