NEMAI GHOSH: SUBLIME WORLD OF SATYAJIT RAY
Shadowing Satyajit Ray, Nemai Ghosh with his monochromatic lens has gifted the world a most vibrant glimpse into the magnetic candour of yesteryear legends, writes Uma Nair.
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library in association with DAG presents an exhibition of infinite memories in Nemai Ghosh, Satyajit Ray & Beyond. This is a journey of monochromatic splendour. Ghosh, who has often been known as the shadow of Satyajit Ray, belongs to the period of yesteryear nostalgia. Satyajit Ray's 97th birthday was commemorated a fortnight ago and this epic culling belonging to collector and Director DAG, Ashish Anand, unravels and reaffirms the colossus of Indian cinema, Satyajit Ray as the godfather of middle class morality.
Where does one begin? My eyes hunt restlessly for an image in an oval mirror – a stunning sari-clad Paromita Chowdhury who sits with charming candour — Seemabaddha still presents a million dollar milestone in the sociocultural milieu of the yesteryear.