The Indian Cultural Centre celebrated the 88th birth anniversary of the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray by screening a documentary on Ray and a film by him at the centre’s auditorium in the city’s Gulshan area on Saturday.
The organisers screened a documentary titled ‘Satyajit Ray retrospective’ directed by K. Bikram Singh and also screened a film ‘Samapti’, directed by Satyajit Ray.The documentary was based on an interview of the prolific writer and director, Satyjit Ray and it described his childhood and different aspects of his works, and also his philosophy of life.
The total interview was taken in the room which clearly tells the audience about his thirst for knowledge. The documentary showed Ray’s room that was full of books and the armchair on which he used to sit. Ray said in the interview that he spent most of the time in the chair when he stayed at home.On his death Satajit Ray believed that he was not concerned about his death as it would come naturally.
The screening of the documentary was followed by the screening of the film ‘Samapti’ directed by Satyajit Ray. The story is based on the short story by Rabindranath Tagore of the same title.