MUMBAI: Zee Studio is all set to telecast ‘Saluting Satyajit Ray’ – Satyajit Ray Film Festival, commencing on 2 December, 3 pm with Apur Sansar, the legendary filmmaker’s timeless classic.
Airing every Sunday at 3 pm on Zee Studio, the festival will showcase some of Ray’s finest works including Devi, Parash Pathar, Samapti, Simabaddha, Postmaster and Joi Baba Felunath with English subtitles.
Zee Studio business head Neil Chakravarti said, “Satyajit Ray’s films are an experience on celluloid that a genuine lover of Cinema cannot afford to miss. We are certain that the Ray Festival will greatly appeal to the mature viewer with a taste for meaningful cinema.”
While Apur Sansar starring Sharmila Tagore and Soumitra Chatterjee is the final part of the famous Apu Trilogy, Parash Pathar takes one on a trip of fantasy as an elderly bank clerk finds a mysterious stone that transforms any piece of metal to gold.
Samapti traces the life of Amulya who marries a tomboyish teenager much against the wishes of his mother.
Simabaddha, the powerful drama follows a young executive’s climb up the corporate ladder and his gradual immersion into corruption seen through the eyes of his sister-in-law.
Devi is a fascinating account of how an aged landowner has a revelation that his daughter-in-law is the Goddess Kali incarnate, Post Master explores the nuances of a complex relationship between a young man and his maid. Joi Baba Felunath starring Utpal Dutt and Soumitra Chatterjee is the story of a detective who begins to investigate the theft of a priceless deity of Lord Ganesha.