Sunday, 16 January, 2022
TopicSatyajit Ray

Topic: Satyajit Ray

Off The Cuff with Gulzar

In the latest edition of ThePrint ‘Off the Cuff’, poet and lyricist Gulzar is in conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta. Gulzar speaks about his...

Begum Akhtar joined films against her ustad’s wishes. Then a spat with Mehboob made her leave

In 'Akhtari', Iqbal Rizvi, along with some of Begum Akhtar's closest friends and associates, reminisce her eventful life, music, and contribution to cinema.

I&B Ministry announces year-long celebrations to mark birth centenary of Satyajit Ray

In recognition of his legacy, 'Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema' has been instituted from 2021 to be given at the International Film Festival of India.

When Soumitra Chatterjee punched director Ritwik Ghatak in the face

Authors Arjun Sengupta and Partha Mukherjee write Soumitra Chatterjee regretted not being able to work with Ritwik Ghatak even once.

Apu, Feluda, Amal — 6 performances that made Soumitra Chatterjee one of India’s finest actors

Bengali film legend Soumitra Chatterjee died at the age of 85 Sunday, after acting in over 300 films in a career that lasted over six decades.

How Modi govt plans to reopen schools once lockdown is lifted 

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Dear proud Bengali, Tagore and Satyajit Ray are past. Please come out of the time trap

Invoking Bengali pride has been one of the distinct traits of West Bengal’s politicians, whether it is to duck criticism on Covid or play the language card.

Satyajit Ray’s ‘Feluda’ will soon detect coronavirus in minutes, thanks to CSIR scientists

Scientists at Delhi’s CSIR-IGIB have developed a paper-based test strip for Covid-19, and named it after the fictional detective created by Satyajit Ray.

Charulata to Edward Hopper — coronavirus quarantine is breathing life into art again

There is relatability in minimalist art and by reviving it, we are contemplating our own architecture of loneliness during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Veteran dancer Arati Das, known as ‘Miss Shefali’ who acted in Satyajit Ray films, dies

Arati Das (76) had worked with Satyajit Ray in 'Pratidwandi' and 'Seemabaddha'. She was also known as the 'Queen of Cabaret' for her outstanding dancing skills.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.