Evolution of The Indian Film Industry : From Black & White to OTT

If people of the Western world were introduced to Indian films as full of colors, songs, and dance; they also had a rendezvous with the Indian realistic cinema. For instance, Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali first premiered at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in 1955 and then later it was released in Kolkata the same year. During the 1960s, the Indian government financed some of the independent films based on Indian themes.

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Samaresh Basu

Thirty two years ago Bengali literature suffered a huge loss. Samaresh Basu died. He alone occupied a large part of the literary territory. He was perhaps the most popular author of the times, not just for his controversial Bibar and Prajapati, both which ran in to court cases on charges of obscenity and were banned …

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