A RAY of Meaningful Cinema

Zee STUDIO celebrates the celluloid genius of Satyajit Ray, with the Satyajit Ray Film Festival...

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 | 4:46:31 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: india-forums.com  |  Comments 10 Comments  |  2033 Views

As part of its constant endeavour of bringing rich, stimulating cinema to its discerning audience, Zee Studio proudly announces ‘Saluting Satyajit Ray, a Satyajit Ray Film Festival, commencing on Sunday, 2nd December,3 pm with Apur Sansar, the legendary filmmaker’s timeless classic.

Airing every Sunday at 3 pm on Zee Studio, the festival will showcase some of Ray’s finest works including Devi, Parash Pathar, Samapti, Simabaddha, Postmaster and Joi Baba Felunath with English subtitles to encourage appreciation by a wider audience.

Speaking about Zee Studio’s tribute to Ray, Neil Chakravarti, Business Head, Zee Studio, saidSatyajit Ray’s films are an experience on celluloid that a genuine lover of Cinema cannot afford to miss. We are certain that the Ray Festival will greatly appeal to the mature viewer with a taste for meaningful cinema

While Apur Sansar starring Sharmila Tagore and Soumitra Chatterjee is the final part of the famous Apu Trilogy, Parash Pathar takes you on a trip of fantasy as an elderly bank clerk finds a mysterious stone that transforms any piece of metal to gold. Samapti traces the life of Amulya who marries a tomboyish teenager much against the wishes of his mother. Simabaddha, the powerful drama follows a young executive’s climb up the corporate ladder and his gradual immersion into corruption seen through the eyes of his sister-in-law. While Devi is a fascinating account of how an aged landowner has a revelation that his daughter-in-law is the Goddess Kali incarnate, Post Master beautifully explores the nuances of a complex relationship between a young man and his maid. Joi Baba Felunath starring Utpal Dutt and Soumitra Chatterjee is the story of a detective who begins to investigate the theft of a priceless deity of Lord Ganesha.

Tune into Zee Studio, Every Sunday 3:00pm Starting the Sunday, 2nd December.
 

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  • Posted on: 06 December 2007 at 7:17am*Sweet_Ishu*

    thanks a lot.
    will try watching that movie.

  • Posted on: 06 December 2007 at 5:42amishimukh

    wow i'm a big fan of his movies.

    they're old but excellent

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 7:15pmpollydolly

    Black and white pic

    i like the pic!!!

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 3:46pmumi82990

    Thanks.
    Good article.

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 10:27amBhaskar.T

    Thats really awesome!!!

    Never liked Devi. They could have added Sonar Kella instead.

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 7:50amPensive

    zee studio doesnt come to my place :(...watched agantuk only yesterday..one of my favourite ray film

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 7:41amAVFAN

    sounds great will surely try to watch all.

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 7:18am*Jaya*

    I enjoyed 'Apur Sansar' this weekend - watched it after quite long actually.. Love all his movies, looking fwd to this retrospective.

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 6:33amhiral_anju0930

    am truely looking fowrad to it...
    His books have been the biggest inspiration to me...
    Cant wait for sunday...

  • Posted on: 05 December 2007 at 6:23ammaxliz

    thanx

    i owe these guys..for showcasing satyajit ray's movies...i am a big fan of his master pieces since i saw Charulata....i have been searching for his vids since then..but couldn't find one with eng subtitles...last sunday i did watch Apur Sansar...having Sharmila tagore and soumitra chatterjee...wat a brilliant film it was...i have never seen such detailing and such a subtle direction...

    no doubt...ray is a genius...i wish they had included pather panchali...i had read the book...want to see the movie desp..

    of the movies listed..i have read postmaster..it is Rabindranath Tagore's novel...would be interesting to see how Ray picturised it...would be brilliant no doubt...

    thanx for the article

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