BIG to distribute Satyajit Ray’s 10 movies on home video

Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
Mumbai: BIG Home Entertainment has acquired the rights to market and distribute 10 movies by filmmaker Satyajit Ray.
Films like Teen Kanya, Kapurush O Mahapurush and Nayak, Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne, Jai Baba Felunath, Debi, Charulata, Sakha Prasakha, Koilashe Kelenkari and Bakshya Rahashya, amongst others will now be available through the BIG Home Entertainment label.

BIG Music and Home Entertainment CEO Kulmeet Makkar said, "We are proud to acquire the titles of a filmmaker like Satyajit Ray. Every work of his was a masterpiece and there can be no other befitting tribute than presenting these classics for the audiences in a premium packaging which they will love to own. We are confident that with our wide network we can take his films as well as the best of world cinema to the audiences across the country."

With this acquisition, Big Home Entertainment will mark its presence in the Bengali home video market. This announcement comes soon after company’s recent acquisition of a Bengali music company.

The DVDs will be available across all outlets at Rs 299 and VCDs for Rs 149 from November. The special pack will also contain a booklet with Ray’s sketches and posters of the films and his profile.