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Book by Indo-Bangla writers on Satyajit's birth centenary


Book by Indo-Bangla writers on Satyajit's birth centenary

On the occasion of 100th birth anniversary of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, a book is going to be published jointly written by writers from India and Bangladesh. It was named as "Satyajit: Vinno Mone Onno Kone" and its cover, compilation & editing done by Banibrata Mukhopadhyay. Sourav Chakraborty was the co-editor of the book.

The book are co-written by Syeda Neegar Banu and Md. Altamis Nabil from Bangladesh, and veteran filmmaker and son of Satyajit, Sandip Ray, Ray's movie actress Simi Garewal, NASA's Bengali Scientist Goutam Chattopadhyay, Indian national award winner Ujjal Chakraborty, Oscar winning sound designer Resul Pookutty, actress Rituparna Sengupta, Shibshankar Bhattacharya, Rahul Majumder, Prasenjit Dasgupta, Arijit Ganguly, Riddhi Goswami, Kantiranjan De, Turni Dhar, Subhankar Banerjee, Soumyakanti Dutta, Banibrata Mukhopadhyay, Sourav Chakraborty, Jhinuk Mukherjee and Syamantak Chattopadhyay was co-writers from Kolkata.

Regarding the book, Banibrata Mukhopadhyay, the Editor of the book told, "Ray's 100th Birth Centenary has begun. Therefore, it is necessary to pay homage to him as a Bengali. I have known the alleys of culture by him since I was a child. And that's exactly why this book was created. This book was not planned for any long term. In the form of love and affection, we have made a request to the writer-researcher on Ray across the world, hence all the writings has been submitted to us. Finally the book has been made. Sincere thanks and gratitude to all the writers and co-editors. This would not have been possible without their cooperation."

It is going to be published by Suman Banerjee from Simika Publishers, Kolkata by the mid of October 2020. Also this book will be available for Bangladeshi readers soon. The cover illustration are done by Nina Ghosh.

– Press release

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