READ : Satyajit Ray’s Patol Babu Filmstar (the story adapted by Dibakar Banerjee)

Posted: May 4, 2013 by moifightclub in Adaptation, Bengali, bollywood, Gods of Cinema, short film, Short story, Story / Plot / Synopsis
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DB StarBombay Talkies has released in the theatres. And so far the unanimous verdict is that Dibakar Banerjee’s short Star is easily the best out of the lot. Click here to read what we thought about the other short films and do vote for your favourites.

Back to Dibakar’s. It’s based on a short story by Satyajit Ray titled Patol Babu Filmstar. Though the basic idea is the same Dibakar has added many new elements to it and given it a new setting too. Do read.

Tip – Pavan Jha

  1. Sarthak Jain says:

    I think Satyajit Ray wrote these(short stories) in Bengali.
    Later they were translated to English by Gopa Majumdar.
    I have read almost his short stories collection which I think are a must read for everyone – “Indigo” and “Strangers”.

  2. fattiemama says:

    This is why we are MFC-tards Snobu. Thanks for this.

  3. Chitra S says:

    Saw the movie yesterday…. The classic case of how the story is better than the movie!

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