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Of Magaj Dholai & lost dynamism

Remember the Magaj Dholai Yantra (brainwashing machine) in Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Hirak Rajar Deshe? The machine when applied to the king's dissidents made them sing his praises. The present......

Alert: PG diplomas in film-making

Satyajit Ray Film and Television InstituteAn autonomous institution under the government of IndiaAdmission noticeThe Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata, an autonomous institution......

When IT Act's Sec 66A was used to muzzle free speech

The Supreme Court of India struck down Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday, deeming it 'unconstitutional'. Section 66A prescribed the punishment for sending 'offensive' messages through......

Satyameva (Kadapi) Jayate. Truth Triumphs, Sometimes

'Many who haven't even seen the documentary are claiming that it defames and damages the image of India, makes it sound unsafe, and gives the rapist a forum.' 'This couldn't be further from the......

Meet our 45 Bharat Ratnas

Educationist Madan Mohan Malviya and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are the 44th and 45th distinguished personalities who have been conferred with the country's highest civilian award......

India must learn from China to revive its ailing railways

In part three of a series, Rangeet Ghosh, Aakanksha Arora, Sutirtha Roy and Arvind Subramanian explain how the big numbers obscure some serious deficiencies in the 'lifeline of the nation'......

Kolkata's iconic Coffee House faces commercial dilemma

Paribartan (change) in Bengal appears to have caught up with even the iconic Coffee House, a regular hangout for this city’s intellectuals. It is renting out its historical premises on......

Waheeda Rehman returns to Bengali cinema

Waheeda Rehman made her debut in Bengali cinema with Satyajit Ray's Abhijaan in 1962. Fifty-three years later, the actress will be seen in another Bengali film, Arshinagar, directed by Aparna......

Satyajit Ray's Feluda turns 50

While Calcutta has transitioned to Kolkata, Satyajit Ray's detective, Feluda, has remained unchanged in the Bengali consciousness Here’s a mystery for Prodosh C Mitter to solve. How can a......

'A film one has to live through, not just watch'

'Vishal Bhardwaj, Haider will ensure you a permanent place in the galaxy of filmmakers like Guru Dutt and Satyajit Ray.' Sudarshana Dwivedi salutes the director.I have studied and taught......

'It was deeply embarrassing to watch Sholay'

'Satyajit Ray was somewhat tolerable; you didn't have to hang your head in shame.' 'Sholay is a series of stereotypes and borrowed ideas... And we are still singing praises of that film.' 'What......

The BEST of my father, Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's 93rd birth anniversary, his son Sandip Ray discusses his favourite movies. “I don’t need any occasion to think of baba. His memories are my constant companion,”......

The footballer Satyajit Ray adored

Satyajit Ray's world revolved around Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, better known to millions of football fanatics as Pele."It was not possible to watch a match on television during Baba's (Ray's)......

World Cup Diary: Ray's 'Charulata' makes news in Hamilton

Zimbabwe supporters at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images On a Sunday afternoon, in sleepy Hamilton, as one ambles through the quiet streets, the colourful billboards at......
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Art lovers in India are spoilt for choice

Recent art trends point towards the inclusion of a wider variety of South Asian artworks by international auctions to attract new collectors — as... ...

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Camera! Action! Campus!

Film-maker Seema Kapoor shares a tip or two on the art ofmovie-making with the students at a workshop on Thursday Billed as a global film... ...

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Soumitra wanted to work again with Swatilekha

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who is starring opposite Swatilekha Sengupta 30 years after they paired in Satyajit ray's Ghare Baire, said he wished... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/bollywood/soumitra-wanted-to-work-again-with-swatilekha/article_137200
Satyajit Ray's classic 'Pather Panchali' to be screened at Cannes

Satyajit Ray's debut film 'Pather Panchali' (1955), which forms the first part of his higely acclaimed Apu trilogy, will be screened at the 68th... ...

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Umbrella law to set up universities soon?

NEW DELHI: In one of the biggest policy interventions in higher education, Prime Minister's Office has mooted the idea of a "single, comprehensive"... ...

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