Satyajit Ray’s Feluda to be brought back to screen by his son
The film will be produced by Eros International Media, a Mumbai-based production house. Click here to read more
Samrat & Co movie review: Rajeev Khandelwal’s detective film is a half-baked attempt!
The first detective film of this year releases this Friday. Read on to find out if it is worth watching…
Rajeev Khandelwal’s detective film Samrat & Co may be the first detective film of the season but it definitely will leave you than flabbergasted. I agree Bollywood doesn’t produce quality detective films, but director Kaushik Ghatak, who is a Bengali by birth, should have taken some cues from Bengali literature, which is filled with classic cult detective novels—Feluda, Byomkesh Bakshi, etc. The movie has too many flaws to be counted and makes you laugh as to whether a detective, who is supposed to be a sane rational logical person, can do so many mistakes. Click here to read more
Kolkata’s ode to the legend – Satyajit Ray!
Legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray tending to his camera, actor Sharmila Tagore in hair curlers getting ready for a shoot and a lot more such candid images centred around the master filmmaker form a part of a photography exhibition in Kolkata
Satyajit Ray and beyond in pictures – 250 photographs that include shots from his film shoots, his actors and his crew clicked by veteran lensman Nemai Ghosh famously known as Ray’s photographer, is on display at the Harrington Street Art Centre. Click here to read more
Kavita Barjatya’s Samrat and Co – definitely not Bollywood’s first detective hero!
Rajshri Productions latest character Samrat is being touted as Hindi cinema’s first detective hero. Cineswami tells you otherwise…
We received a communiqué from the Barjatyas – they of the Rajshri fame – claiming that their new production Samrat and Co is presenting Hindi cinema’s ‘first detective hero’. As George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Let us be the first to give producer Kavita Barjatya and director Kaushik Ghatak a quick history lesson. Click here to read more