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Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray

Revisiting Satyajit Ray’s Lesser-Known Side

Text by Ranjabati Das. All Images © Ray Estate and Society for the Preservation of Satyajit Ray Archives. Source of Images: Looking Beyond: Graphics of Satyajit Ray, Roli Books

Master auteur Satyajit Ray is remembered as a director, music composer, translator and writer. His artistic identity, however, is relatively lesser-known outside of Bengal, where his illustrations and design work have left a lasting impression. His futuristic aesthetic and disruptive style add a most nuanced layer of narrative to his rich corpus that continues to remain relevant across age groups and cultures even more than half a century later
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Assam, Assamese, Best Audiography, Best Child Artist, Best Editing, Best Feature Film, Bhanita Das, Bishnu Kharghoria, independent, Indie, Ingmar Bergman, Majid Majidi, Mallika Das, MAMI 2017, National Award, National Awards, non-commercial, Quentin Tarantino, realism, Rima Das, Satyajit Ray, Village Rockstars, Wong Kar-wai

Her film scooped up four National Awards — for Best Feature Film, Best Editing, Best Audiography and Best Child Artist. Rima Das reflects on her art.
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Asani Sanket (Distant Thunder), 1973 by Nemai Ghosh
October 22, 2015

The photographer’s monochrome images take you through the life of the auteur
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