Satyajit Ray never touched alcohol, and listened to a sonata by Beethoven on his turntable gramophone at breakfast. What else could possibly be required for the biodata of a Calcutta god?
Satyajit Ray and Soumitra Chatterjee showed what it is to be a man in modern India
From his debut as an adult Apu, Soumitra Chatterjee taught generations of Bengalis, especially the men, how to be at home in the world
Had Manmatha Nath Dutt studied in Oriental Seminary, Rabindranath Tagore would have known him personally, as a co-pupil