ISBN 9788189930721,The Master and I Soumitra on Satyajit

The Master and I Soumitra on Satyajit



Supernova Publishers

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788189930721

ISBN-10 8189930729


Number of Pages 190 Pages
Language ()

Music, Films and Entertainment

Soumitra Chatterjee was one of the iconic Bengali actors and an ardent student of Satyajit Ray. Satyajit Ray was one of the most renowned film makers not only in India but across the world. This book details on the relationship of two talented artists, which gives a closer look on how they walked the journeys of both professional and personal lives. It brings out the impact they both had on each other's lives. Soumitra has acted in 14 films that were made by the maestro. Soumitra was initially rejected for a role by Satyajit Ray. But that did not fail to mark the beginning of their relationship as artists. His experiences and memories with the master take the readers back in time along with him. The book is translated to English by Arunava Sinha. The book gives a good look into the artists' behind the screen lives.

About the Authors

Soumitra Chatterjee is an Indian actor and Poet who has been an iconic figure in the Bengali cinema. He graduated in Bengali literature from the City College, University of Calcutta. His alliance with the world famous Satyajit Ray has brought out some timeless movies. Soumitra has been honoured with the Padma Shri, the Padma Bhushan, 'Officier des Arts et Metiers', the highest award given by the French government for achievers in the field of arts and Lifetime Achievement award from Italy. Devi, Teen Kanya, Abhijan, Charulata and Kapurush are some of his movies among many others.

Arunava Sinha is the Head at and at Web 18. He has translated more than 30 books to English, mostly from Bengali. Some of his works are Durgeshnandini, Black Rose, Kalaboti, Tagore for the 21st Century and Sujan Harbola & Other Stories among many others.