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May 04, 2021 Sathya Saran

An artist and a filmmaker celebrate Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary in a quiet way and three stalwarts make a very watchable song to mark Hanuman Jayanti

Veteran Bengali Actor Manu Mukherjee Dies At 90

Dec 06, 2020 PTI

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted mourning his demise.

Leaders Unhappy With Congress’ Functioning Free To Leave: Adhir Ranjan On Sibal’s Remark

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says the state government should take an initiative to build an archive of Soumitra Chatterjee's life and work.

A Staunch Leftist, Soumitra Chatterjee Spoke About Socio- Political Issues Through His Roles

Nov 16, 2020 PTI

Director Satyajit Ray chose Chatterjee to act in his political films such as 'Hirak Rajar Deshe' (1980), 'Ghare Baire' (1984) and 'Ganashatru' (1989) to bring various socio-political issues to the fore.

'End Of An Era': How India Is Mourning Iconic Actor Soumitra Chatterjee's Demise

Actors, politicians, writers, and fans took to social media to salute the actor's life and craft.

15 November, 2020

Goodbye, Soumitra Da

Anjana Basu

Soumitra Chatterjee leaves behind a legacy and a presence that will be almost impossible to replace

15 November, 2020

Soumitra Chatterjee, Satyajit Ray’s Favourite Hero, No More

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The actor who represented the ‘urban, intellectual Bengali’ has been one of the biggest stars of India’s parallel cinema

14 November, 2020

Soumitra Chatterjee's Condition Remains Grave, Put On Life Support


Family informed, hoping for a miracle, say doctors

10 October, 2020

Veteran Bengali Actor Soumitra Chatterjee Shifts To Intensive Care After Health Deteriorates

Outlook Web Bureau

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee tested positive for COVID-19 on october 6 and was shifted to the hospital in Kolkata for immediate treatment.

04 October, 2020

Fifty Years Of Satyajit Ray's Aranyer Din Ratri

Arijit Ghosh

Aranyer Din Ratriis a nuanced, multi- layered 'human document' as indeed all his films are, beginning with his very first film ‘Pather Panchali,’ which won the ‘most moving human document’ award at Cannes in 1956.

03 September, 2020

Revisiting Ray’s Films In The Current Socio-Economic Context Of India

By Annesha Mukherjee and Satyaki Dasgupta

The despair shown fifty years back is felt across the country today, where we see systematic witch-hunt of poets, writers, students, professors, activists and trade unionists.


11 January, 2020

Rishi Kapoor And Neetu Kapoor To Reunite On Screen For The Remake Of This Bengali Film

Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor were last seen in Ranbir Kapoor starrer Besharam. Now, we hear they will come together on screen, seven years later, again

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel with Minister of State (Industries) Jagdish Vishwakarma during the curtain raiser for the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022, in Mumbai.

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel speaks during the curtain raiser for the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Tourists at Ridge on a cold winter day in Shimla.

PTI Photo

Opposition parties' MPs wear black bands to protest over suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MP's during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders take part in a dharna near the Mahatma Gandhi statue demanding revocation of suspended Rajya Sabha members, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

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