PVR Director’s Rare to re-release Satyajit Ray’s ‘Mahanagar’

Posted: April 16, 2014 by moifightclub in cinema, film, News, Posters
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After releasing digitally restored classics like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Salaam Bombay, Chashme Buddoor and Om Dar B Dar, PVR is releasing Satyajit Ray’s timeless classic Mahanagar (The Big City) on 18th April, 2014, under its PVR Director’s Rare banner.

The movie will release with English subtitles across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata Chennai, Bangalore, Pune and Ahmedabad. Mahanagar has been digitally restored by The RDB Organization under the leadership of Mr. Kamal Bansal.

Mahanagar was originally released in 1963 and Satyajit Ray won the Silver Bear at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival for it in 1964.

Whether you’ve seen it before or not, this is one unmissable big-screen event. Here are some good articles to bookmark and read on the this timeless and universal classic:

And finally, here’s the original illustrated poster by Ray himself followed by a fan made poster by Jahan Bakshi:


Mahanagar poster (1)


  1. gautam kishanchandani says:

    great!!! superb poster by jahan! loved it.. ab show timings bhi bata do bhai..

  2. rik says:

    Not released in Kolkata! :O

  3. Raghav says:

    I am sitting at PVR, oberoi mall and watching the gorgeous Madhabi Mukherjee perform brilliantly. The real sad part (after I read otherwise) is that there are NO SUBTITLES..I have watched the movie before and am understanding this from memory.

    This is a huge disservice to Ray fans, and film enthusiasts who would like to explore his cinema, but are non-Bengali, like me. Expect much better from PVR cinemas.

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