Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy, based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's novels, instantly placed Mr Ray and Indian cinema on the world map
National Film Archive Of India (NFAI) has launched a children's movie club in association with Arbhaat Films
Madhur Bhandarkar remembered the legendary director whose first film Pather Panchali won 11 international awards, including the inaugural Best Human Document award at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival
"Abir, who was accepted by the audience in the role of the famous fictional detective in Badshahi Angti, will be in the same role. He will be my sleuth from now on. Abir fits the bill as a star with his young age, athletic build, height and intelligent face - all essential prerequisites which my father had visualised"