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Veteran actor Barun Chanda marks launch of Indo-Bangladesh OTT platform Fun Prime

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran actor Barun Chanda marked the launch of Indo-Bangladesh OTT platform, named Fun Prime, at the Press Club here on Tuesday.

Ray made me a loner on Seemabaddha's shooting floor: Barun Chanda

Veteran actor Barun Chanda was presumably not Satyajit Ray's first choice to play ambitious Shyamalendu Chatterjee in his 1971 Sharmila Tagore starring Bengali film Seemabaddha (titled Company Limited in English), which captures the vacuousness of an aspiring corporate executive's world. But with corporate background and Ray's direction, Chanda pulled off convincingly. Even after five decades since the film's release, Chanda cherishes the opportunity in an interaction with India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh during the launch of the actor's book Satyajit Ray: The Man Who Knew Too Much at South City Starmark in Kolkata Thursday evening

Decoding Satyajit Ray: Ranjit Mallick, Mamata Shankar, Barun Chanda look back on legend's 101st birth anniversary

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Bengali actor Ranjit Mallick, who had worked with late filmmaker Mrinal Sen at a very young age in Interview, had his luck to attract a role of a disillusioned Communist in late Satyajit Ray's 1990 film Shakha Proshakha.