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Manik Da Memories Of Satyajit RayOf all the people who knew Satyajit Ray, one man still considered the last word on the filmmaker is photographer Nemai Ghosh. For 25 years, Nemai recorded almost every moment of Ray’s cinematic life – his expressions, his movements, his moods. He is still called ‘Ray’s photographer’. “I found him more interesting than his actors,” says the 71-year-old, who has over 90,000 photographs of the filmmaker.

Ghosh’s interest in photography developed quite by accident. He was 34 and his passion was theatre. He had a group of friends who came to his home to play cards consisting of well known actors and cinematographers like Robi Ghosh and Bansi Chandragupta.


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