Satyajit Ray and Nemai Ghosh (Picture Credit: Twitter)
Famed photographer Nemai Ghosh, recognized for his very fruitful two-decade lengthy affiliation with auteur Satyajit Ray, died at his residence right here on Wednesday following cardio-respiratory failure, a member of the family stated. Ghosh, 85, the one Indian lensman to have clicked movie director Michaelangelo Antonioni at work, left behind his spouse, a son and a daughter. Ghosh, who was given India’s fourth highest civil honour Padma Shri in 2010, labored with Ray from 1969 until the director’s demise in 1992. Aan Actress Nimmi aka Nawab Banoo Passes Away At 87.
Keen on black and white pictures, Ghosh at all times shot with anolgue digicam and stayed away from digital ones. He got here in touch with Ray through the filming of Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and the affiliation continued until Ray’s dying after his final celluloid enterprise Agantuk. A theatre actor, Ghosh had labored with stage legend Utpal Dutt earlier than he took to pictures.
Satyajit Ray and Nemai Ghosh In One Body
Nemai Ghosh, Satyajit Ray’s photo-biographer, passes away. Cartier-Bresson stated Ghosh ‘permits us to be intimate with filmmaking, and to really feel the drive, the alertness and the profundity of this big of cinema’. (Ghosh’s 1969 pic of Ray directing Sharmila Tagore & Soumitra C) pic.twitter.com/VPzcRf5hNS
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He had additionally labored with legendary movie director Ritwik Ghatak in ‘Jukti Takko Aar Gappo’, Mrinal Sen in ‘Interview’ and ‘Calcutta 71’, Goutam Ghose in ‘Paar’ and ‘Antarjali Jatra’. He was additionally the nonetheless photographer for Mira Nair’s The Namesake when the taking pictures was carried out in Kolkata. He additionally served on the board of jury on the 2007 Nationwide Movie Awards.