When Marlon Brando Met Satyajit Ray

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“When I heard of the death of Marlon Brando, my mind went back to the priceless conversation I had anchored between Satyajit Ray and Marlon Brando in 1967, when Brando came to Delhi as ambassador for UNICEF. Doordarshan was the only TV channel at the time, and after re-telecasting it a few times, it just lost the tape. They could not tell if they had erased or lost it. Appeals to several I &B Ministers and those under them led nowhere. That classic conversation between two giants of cinema was lost forever.” Amita Malik

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