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  • Looking back at Satyajit Ray’s noteworthy films

    Yesterday marked the 98th birthday of Satyajit Ray. Akira Kurosawa spoke highly about his films. “It is the kind of cinema that flows with the serenity and nobility of a big river.
  • Suchitra Sen's 89th Birthday today

    Suchitra Sen an endeared icon

    Suchitra Sen, for the emotive verve of her acting and the phenomenal charm of her beauty, caught the imagination of many, becoming one of the most endeared stars of the industry. The celebrated actor, who passed away in 2014, would have been 88 today.
  • Akira Kurosawa - A Japanese filmmaking legend

    Akira Kurosawa is considered as one of the most prominent filmmakers in the history of cinema. The Japanese director and screenwriter, was endowed with profound creativity.
  • Remembering Talat Mahmood on his birthday

    Talat Mahmood, as a singer, had a special gift being endowed with what is called a melodious voice, or makhmali awaz in his native Urdu.
  • SOUMITRA CHOTTOPADDHAY: An honest thespian

    Noted actor Soumitra Chottopaddhay was born on this day in 1935 in Krishnanagar Nadia. He is known to follow Russian theatre actor and director Konstantin Stanislavski, whose method explains that the actor must experience the character.