October 21, 2021 4:57 pm
Ray, regarded as one of the finest filmmakers India has ever seen, helmed classics like "Pather Panchali", "Charulata" and "Devi".
September 15, 2021 8:28 am
Satyajit Ray asked Om Puri to walk gingerly into the priest’s house in Sadgati’s first scene. Puri didn’t know what gingerly meant, so Ray said, "When a dog or a goat enters an unknown house, he enters gingerly." That anthropomorphic instruction acquires an unsettling resonance in the film's climax.
June 25, 2021 11:50 pm
Writer-director Abhishek Chaubey on adapting Satyajit Ray’s story for a new web series and why in movies, no one talks the way people do in real life
June 24, 2021 3:04 pm
Before you dive into Netflix's Ray, here are some stories by the auteur that you can read
June 20, 2021 9:03 am
Ray’s trilogy along with a host of other celluloid dramas, primarily Mrinal Sen and Rwitik Ghatak’s works, form the spine of Bengali political cinema on a more tangible understanding. However, the term ‘political’ has never been restricted to its definition in Bengal.
June 13, 2021 9:45 am
The event, organised by the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), is the second such virtual talks hosted during the yearlong celebration of Ray’s birth centenary.
May 03, 2021 4:39 pm
Mumbai-based artist and short-filmmaker, Aniket Mitra reimagined ten of Ray's iconic films amid Covid time, and the posters have taken social media by storm. Keeping the original typography of Ray intact, he has portrayed present scenarios apt for each film's title.
May 02, 2021 9:26 am
Here's your reading list on Satyajit Ray
May 02, 2021 12:10 pm
The centenary celebrations of India's greatest filmmaker have begun in earnest. Born on this day in 1921, Satyajit Ray changed cinema with poetic realism and humanist concerns, turning the medium into an art form.
May 01, 2021 9:15 pm
An epidemic silencing Shundi, three bottles of Dettol, contaminated holy water and other stories of viruses in Ray's films, who would have turned 100 today
May 02, 2021 8:32 am
Martin Scorsese writes about the intimate image of India that Satyajit Ray’s films presented to the world.
May 24, 2020 1:35 pm
Satyajit Ray was a quintessential humanist who used the camera with empathy to tell stories. Stories that capture the beauty and severity of life in rural Bengal, decaying feudalism, the struggles and aspirations of the Bengali middle class and its conflict with dogmatic religion. His films told stories in ways that only a humanist of his stature could.
May 03, 2019 6:48 am
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Satyajit Ray an Honorary Academy Award in 1992.
April 23, 2018 6:55 pm
April 23 marks the 26th death anniversary of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray: the filmmaker who not only played a major role in placing India on the global cinematic map but his works continue to inspire a number of acclaimed filmmakers even today. Here's a pictorial tribute to the filmmaker.
September 25, 2017 1:53 pm
Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' is India's latest entry to Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The trend was started in independent India in 1957 with Mehboob Khan directorial 'Mother India'. Over the years, there have been only three films that have actually made to the final Oscar nominations list. Scroll through for a list of top movies that were submitted to Oscars by India.