REMEMBERING SATYAJIT RAY: 92.7 BIG FM KOLKATA CELEBRATES 92 ND BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF INDIA’S GREATEST FILMMAKER
JOINS HANDS WITH PRIYA ENTERTAINMENTS PVT LTD. TO ORGANIZE SPECIAL SCREENING OF HIS MUCH-LOVED MOVIE ‘GUPI GAYEN BAGHA BAYEN’
LEADING PERSONALITIES FROM THE BENGALI FILM INDUSTRY PAY TRIBUTE TO SATYAJIT RAY’S AWARD-WINNING FILMS
Kolkata, Paying rich tributes to Satyajit Ray on his 92nd birth anniversary, 92.7 BIG FM Kolkata today celebrated the life and career of India’s greatest filmmaker with a special screening of the director’s much-loved film ‘Gupi Gayen Bagha Bayen’. Organized at Bioscope in Kolkata’s Axis Mall in association with Priya Entertainment Pvt. Ltd (PEPL), the event also witnessed a panel discussion which brought together eminent personalities which included Satyajit Ray’s son Sandip Ray, actors Sabyasachi Chakraborty and Saswata Chatterjee, Chairperson of PEPL & Proprietor of Piyali Films
Ms. Purnima Dutta 92.7 BIG Kolkata Station Head and Cluster Head (East) Susmit Chandra, and 92.7 BIG FM Kolkata’s RJ Nilanjan.
With retro music, both Bengali and Hindi charming 92.7 BIG FM Kolkata listeners, the station retraced the musical journey of the golden era along with Satyajit Ray’s incredible contribution to the Bengali film industry through an on-air contest called ‘Ak Dojon Satyajit’. Winning listeners from the contest got the unique opportunity to not only watch ‘Gupi Gayen Bagha Bayen’ in a theatre, but also interact with the who’s who of the Bengali film industry. During the course of the panel discussion, Sandip Ray shared some personal experiences along with some never-seen-before photographs of his loving father while actors Sabyasachi Chakraborty and Saswata Chatterjee spoke about Satyajit Ray’s most inspiring work which has in some way influenced their decision to be a part of the entertainment business.
Mr. Ashwin Padmanabhan, Business Head – 92.7 BIG FM said, “Satyajit Ray is one of India’s premier filmmakers and has entertained audiences year-on-year. On the occasion of his 92nd birth anniversary, we are proud to bring back one for his most-loved movies ‘Gupi Gayen Bagha Bayen’ to retro lovers in Kolkata. We would like to thank his son Sandip Ray and actors Sabyasachi Chakraborty and Saswata Chatterjee for coming together on this special day to share some incredible insights about the legendary director, and our partners Priya Entertainment Pvt. Ltd for supporting us in the screening of the movie.
Through this initiative, we are furthering our promise to present the best in retro content to our listeners in Kolkata.”