Bimal Roy Memorial & Film Society hosted an analytical seminar on Roy’s seminal contribution to Indian cinema in both Kolkata and Mumbai. The eminent panel consisted of Magsaysay and Sahitya Natak awrdee, Smt. Mahashweta Debi, Shankarlal Bhattacharya, Shobha Sen, Nabendu Ghosh, Vikas Desai and others. There was a lively interactive session with the distinguished audience.
Amin Sayani, the ace radio and media person, conducted a special programme, focusing on the music of Roy’s Bengal chapter.
Tushar Bhatia repeated his popular take on the uniqueness of Roy’s film music, showing clips specially to illustrate his point of view.
There was a special treat for music connoisseurs when BRMFS celebrated the monsoon melodies through film and folk compositions.
Classical singer, Smt. Sandhya Kathavate rendered classical ragas celebrating the rains.
College students were invited to share their thoughts on Do Bigha Zamin on its Golden Jubilee Year.
BRMFS held a Charity Premiere of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas on July 12, 2002
First Day Cancellation & Cover on Bimal Roy by Dept of Post & Telegraph was released by Shri Sunil Dutt, January 2003
BRMC partnered Celebrate Bandra with its film programme.during October/ November 2003.
The Film script of Devdas was released by Smt. Vyjyantimala Bali.
Screening of Bimal Roy’s documentary, Gotama – The Buddha.
Special screening of the movie ‘Pahela Admi’ directed by Bimal Roy on the 16th of December 2005 at the Dimple Theatre. Print courtesy: National Film Archive