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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......

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......

Youth arrested for making anti-Mamata remark on Facebook

A youth was arrested in Malda district of West Bengal on the charge of making a derogatory remark against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook. The police said that Bapi Pal, 25, of......

'The end is in sight, the TMC is fast losing its credibility'

'There is no discipline here -- only autocracy. The state is not governed by any democratic ideology. Democracy has ceased to exist here.' Jadavpur University Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, inset......

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......

Most central schemes named after Nehru-Gandhi family

Almost half of the nearly 60 institutions and schemes run by the Centre are named after the Nehru-Gandhi family, while Mahatma Gandhi's name figures in just four of these.According to information......

'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,”......

'To Sonakshi, acting comes as naturally as breathing'

“Working with (Satyajit) Ray casts a spell on you -- you are mesmerised to such an extent that you can spend the rest of your life cherishing that particular experience,” says ad......

Rituparno Ghosh: The man behind the revival of Bengali cinema

After Satyajit Ray died and Mrinal Sen retired, Bengali cinema was no longer what it used to be -- until Rituparno Ghosh triggered its revival. Rituparno Ghosh, the auteur who brought the Bengali......

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)......
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Q. Satyajit Ray, regarded as one of the greatest auteurs of 20th century cinema, won how many National Film Awards?
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Q. Which Indian film maker was the winner of Magsaysay award in 1967?
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Q. Which director was the founder and president of the Chitralekha Film Co-op in Trivandrum?Click to see Hint Click to searchAdoor GopalakrishnanAmol PalekarSatyajit RayMrinal Sen
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President Obama referring to Bollywood speaks volumes about the latter's popularity

Bollywood has good reason to be thrilled that the President of America, Barack Obama, referred to a dialogue spoken by Shah Rukh Khan in Dilwale... ...

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Habra boy bags award in US film fest

KOLKATA: When Barshan Seal, all of seven, looked at a camera for the first time with wide-eyed wonder, it was deja vu for Bauddhayan Mukerji.... ...

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Inkblot on the face

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Literature in Indian cinema augurs well for women Jaya Bachchan

Following literature is a wonderful trend followed by Indian filmmakers these days, said Bollywood actor Jaya Bachchan. This augurs well for women... ...

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What does Jaya Bachchan think about filmmakers' fancy for literature?

Prev By IANS | Posted 2 hours Kolkata: Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan said it's a "wonderful" trend in Indian cinema that filmmakers are going... ...

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