Satyajit Ray first placed India on the map of world cinema with his 1955-classic Pather Panchali. In a career spanning nearly four decades and including twenty-seven feature films, Ray is undoubtedly the most-known Indian film-maker till date.

Soumitra Chatterjee’s debut in Satyajit Ray’s Apur Sansar as the eponymous, gentle hero won him international fame. The decades-long Ray–Chatterjee collaboration, in fact, ranks right up there with the best-known actor–director duos

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Amitava Nag
AMITAVA NAG is an independent film critic residing in Kolkata. He is one of the founder-members of the film magazine SILHOUETTE and is its current editor.

AMITAVA also writes poetry and short fiction in Bengali and English for several magazines both national and international.
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