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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......

Trolls Impact? No Letters to the Editor please

'It may not be coincidental that the rise of these warriors with their bile and diatribes has come at a time when the concept of neutrality in journalism is fading,' says Amulya......

'Bollywood saved my life'

IMAGE: Novelist Shobhaa De, Vikas Swarup, novelist, diplomat and the ministry of external affairs spokesperson, director Kabir Khan and Saffron Art CEO Hugo Weihe at the event. Photograph:......

CBI registers case against ex-VC of Viswa Bharati

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against former Viswa Bharati University Vice Chancellor Sushanta Kumar Dattagupta and four others for allegedly flouting University Grants......

Mystery of the missing train

When trains and stations become desirable again, we might have a murder mystery with the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train as a setting, says Bibek Debroy. Image: The origin of railways in India is......

All about income inequality

  Unlike in the West, in India we do not see income inequality and all its ramifications as a topic worth debating, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. You cannot be in New York for more than a few......

10 Satyajit Ray films that should be re-released

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 on May 2.  We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week. Image: A scene from Mahanagar......

My father, Satyajit Ray

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 on May 2.  We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week. On May 12, Satyajit Ray's first film,......

'Soumitra Chatterjee is bigger than a Ray actor'

One of India's greatest actors -- someone who acted in 14 Satyajit Ray films -- doesn't get good movie roles anymore. IMAGE: Soumitra Chatterjee and Madhabi Mukherjee in Satyajit Ray's classic......

10 movies you must see at MAMI

Satyajit Ray. Films from Italy, Iceland and Albania feature on Aseem Chhabra's list. Mumbai's own international film festival is back -- in a new incarnation, with a new team, infused by new......

60 years later, the house where Pather Panchali was shot

As Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Pather Panchali turns 60 on August 26, we re-visit the location where the film was shot. This article was first published in June 2013. Indians can broadly be......

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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Rising above the limitations

The best that one can say about Prasenjit Chatterjee as an actor is that he keeps reinventing himself to remain not just relevant but also... ...
A written tradition turns 70 years old

The magazine. Picture by Partha Protim Koner Raina (Burdwan), Oct. 21: In the age of Facebook and Twitter, a magazine entirely handwritten... ...
Nationalism strikes & art loses validity

The wave of uber-nationalism seems to have hit the film industry with full force. The outrage surrounding Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (ADHM)... ...
Blue screen for cinema halls

We have an old black-and-white photograph of my mother dancing on a stage, captured mid-twirl. She does not know who took it. Someone just sent it... ...
The Baker's Dozen

1 Which brand was conceived by Napoleon for his army when fresh milk was not available ? 2 What is common to Silver Dawn, Silver Cloud, Silver... ...

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