Remembering Ray

Here is remembering Satyajit Ray on his birthday. Among many legendary works of his, I believe Hirak Rajar Deshe (Available on Amazon Prime) is most relevant today.

Moustache

This year I got a lot attention because of my moustache. Can you believe it? At least I cannot. When I turned a teenager, a lot of my peers’ joked about my lack of facial hair. In my time, moustache was a sign of a machoism and people bullied me because I was not well…

In search of Ashishji

Ashishji’s interview created a bit of a ripple. Thank you Faridoon Shahryar! More than me, my father who is nearly 15 plus years elder to Ashishji (i.e. Ashish Vidyarthi) is an admirer of his work. After Baba, watched Drohkaal back in 1994 on television, Baba told me that this guy stood up to the stalwarts…