Ray’s restraint in his casting calls is also the reason why his actors went on to become the embodiment of his vision but also an entire generation.
17 Feb 2019
When translated from Sanskrit, the extract simply asks the divine to lead the supplicant from untruth to truth, from darkness to light, from the fear of death to immortality.
08 Feb 2019
There are many who doubt the packaging and timing of The Accidental Prime Minister and use such details as the basis to subvert what the film might have managed to achieve.
19 Jan 2019
Amitav Ghosh winning the Jnanpith Award, the first ever such recognition for an Indian author writing in English, should go down as one of the biggest stories of the year.
22 Dec 2018
At the audio launch of his new film, Sarkar, Tamil superstar Vijay was asked if he was planning to play Chief Minister in real life.
14 Oct 2018
The last few years have seen the video games become both silly and complex.
22 Sep 2018
Some years later Spielberg denied the charges but the similarities between key moments in his films and Ray’s vision are too uncanny.
16 Sep 2018
Mrs Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary, 2017, saw a spate of books that besides re-examining one of India’s tallest political leaders also tried to reinterpret her in the context of contemporary times.
21 Apr 2018