Blog Posts - Satyajit Ray

Feluda Samagra by Satyajit Ray Part-1

Download or read online Feluda Samagra by Satyajit Ray Part-1. Please recommend us to upload Your favourite books. We need to know your choice. Stay connected with Hatpakha for more Bengali English Stories.   Download Feluda Samagra by Satya...
by Hatpakha Magazine on Oct 18, 2015

Nayak (1966): Satyajit Ray's brooding character study featuring a heart-wrenching performance from Uttam Kumar

A powerful treatise on fame, guilt, empathy and solitudeA Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza Ali KhanFeatured in IMDb Critic ReviewsNayak (1966) - By Satyajit RayOur Rating: 9.0IMDb Ratings: 8.2Genre: DramaCast: Utta...
by A Potpourri of Vestiges on Jul 27, 2015

Reasons to watch Barefoot to Goa

Numerous reasons why Barefoot to Goa needs to be shown in theatres After numerous months of readiness, the creators of Barefoot to Goa have concocted an inventive Profit Sharing and Refundable Crowd Funding model for the theatrical release of the fi...
by Get Movie Info on Apr 9, 2015

Gulzar, Satyajit Ray and Children Films - Parde Ke Peeche - Jaiprakash Chouksey - 17th June 2014

by Gyan Ke Fundey on Jun 17, 2014

Satyajit Ray & the art of ‘short-fiction’

Satyajit Ray, someone whom I consider the equivalent of the horizon in the Indian film-making landscape, once said that films had a language of their own. Like a book, a song or even a dance, films had a distinct flavor that was an amalgam of languag...
by on Sep 20, 2013

Amit Chaudhuri & ‘The Immortals’

Amit Chaudhuri’s works have occupied my active consciousness since the time I could understand thoughts and opinions expressed in OP-ED columns, across newspapers, irrespective of the publication brand. However, what Chaudhuri demands from the read...
by on Sep 19, 2013

Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute Recruitment 2013

Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata has Issued Notification for Recruitment of 06 various posts, eligible candidates can apply before 27/09/2013 through offline. Important Dates to Remember : Application receiving last date : 27/9...
by Government Jobs on Sep 6, 2013

Nonsense verse horror

My introduction to the nonsense world of Sukumar Ray (I mean no disrespect when I mention ‘nonsense’) was once at the age of ten, when I got hold of an old tattered copy of Abol Tabol. I was still learning Bengali, I was more interested in the ca...
by on Aug 4, 2013

An invitation from Athena

Satyajit Ray, someone whom I consider the equivalent of the horizon in the Indian film-making landscape, once said that films had a language of their own. Like a book, a song or even a dance, films had a distinct flavor that was an amalgam of languag...
by on Aug 3, 2013

Short and memorable

Short films, unlike their larger brethren – the musicals, the magnum opus assortment et al – have a curious effect on the palate. They are obviously delectable but in a curious way. When you finish watching one, you come away with a lot of questi...
by on Jul 14, 2013

The Rituparno Ghosh I know

Let this not be an ode. Let this not be a eulogy. He, who has died and left us, deserves something much more. He doesn’t deserve a cursory visual perusal of his body of work. He doesn’t deserve honorary mentions in public sermons delivered by the...
by on Jun 1, 2013

Green is the color of destruction

Bengali science fiction is an underrated and under-discovered bodice of literature that drapes the very elements of Bengali creative thought and expression. Through certain channels, other than banging the letters of the Bengali alphabet on shards of...
by on May 23, 2013

Best Films of Satyajit Ray

A Potpourri of Vestiges Feature Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, the father of Indian neo-realistic cinema,  is widely regarded as one of the greatest auteurs of the 20th century. In fact, it wouldn't be a hyperbole to call Satyajit Ray the...
by A Potpourri of Vestiges on Oct 5, 2012

The Complete Adventures of Feluda ~ Satyajit Ray

Not many outside the Bengali diaspora know  that the legendary Satyajit Ray was not only a master film maker but also a prolific writer who authored many best sellers in Bangla. His interest lay in Sci-fi and tales of supernatural and mysteries (E.T...
by Shadows Galore on Sep 19, 2012

Intellectual Cravings of the Bong..

by Being ME! on Aug 7, 2012

Great political movies (No53) The Chess Players (Shatranj Ke Khilari)

The great thing about chess is that it can be used as a metaphor for just about anything; relationships, warfare, even the EU Common Agricultural Policy, the possibilities are endless. In The Chess Players, Satyajit Ray uses it as a way of …...

CINEMA TOP 20: Our List of Most Powerful Movies from the World of Cinema

A Potpourri of Vestiges Feature We, at A Potpourri of Vestiges, proudly present to our readers a list of carefully picked 20 avant-garde, auteur-driven, and though-provoking cinematic gems from the world of cinema. While the idea was to be true t...
by A Potpourri of Vestiges on Jun 28, 2012

Dada Sahib Falke Goes to Soumitra Chattopadhyay at last

At last the honor came! Dadashaheb Phalke Award, the greatest one in the realm of Indian cinema goes to Soumitra Chattopadhyay, the 77 year youth. Overwhelmed with emotion Soumitra dedicated the award to another maestro Satyajit Ray, the doyen of Ind...
by Technology News Updates on Mar 23, 2012

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