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Satyajit Ray’s ‘Pather Panchali’ announced only Indian film on the new top 100 films of all-time list – Times of India

December 3, 2022

Satyajit Ray’s cult classic ‘Pather Panchali’ has been declared the only Indian film in the 100 Greatest Films of All Time. A renowned British magazine which first released their list of the greatest movies ever made in 1952 recently announced the new list and it sees Belgian director Chantal Akerman’s 1975 drama ‘Jeanne Dielman’, ’23 […]

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When Satyajit Ray almost had a panic attack during film shoot! – Times of India

October 16, 2021

The iconic character of Indir Thakrun, the very old grandmother, in ‘Pather Panchali’ was played by the outstanding octogenarian Chunibala Debi. During one shot she had to act dead. After the shot, Satyajit Ray called her but she didn’t respond. Ray panicked, thinking that she might have fainted, or worse, died. But to his relief […]

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