Satyajit Ray - Feluda

Episodes

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The Golden Fortress20161124 (BBC7)
20161125 (BBC7)

Can Bengali sleuth Feluda unearth the riches in Mukul's dreams of a past life?

Can Bengali sleuth Feluda unearth the riches in Mukul's dreams of a past life?

8 year old Mukul has vivid dreams of a past life featuring buried treasure, peacocks and a golden fortress. But he's in danger from unscrupulous scoundrels who want to locate the gold and jewels that he seems to remember.

Mystery, action and adventure as acclaimed film-maker Satyajit Ray's famous Bengali sleuth, Feluda trails the villains from Calcutta to Rajastan - accompanied by his assistant Topshe (his 14 year old cousin), and Lalmohan Ganguly, a bumbling writer of crime fiction.

Specially recorded in Mumbai, India, with a host of top Indian actors from the world of Hindi films.

Starring Rahul Bose as Feluda, Anupam Kher as Lalmohan Ganguly and Hari Balasubramaniam as Topshe.

Director: Anne Edyvean

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

The Mystery of the Elephant God20161125 (BBC7)
20161126 (BBC7)

Satyajit Ray's Bengali detective Feluda investigates the theft of a statuette of Ganesh.

Satyajit Ray's Bengali detective Feluda investigates the theft of a statuette of Ganesh.

Drawn by the extravagant claims of a mysterious holy man who's swum 200 miles up the Ganges - Satyajit Ray's famous Bengali sleuth, Feluda visits Benares, during the festival of Durga.

His detective skills are needed when a valuable statuette of Ganesh is stolen from a famous household. Could the holy man, or even arch enemy Meganlal Meghraj, be connected to the crime? Feluda, assisted by Topshe and Lalmohan, set out to unravel the puzzle......

Starring Rahul Bose as Feluda, Anupam Kher as Lalmohan Ganguly, Hari Balasubramaniam as Topshe and Jackie Shroff as Machchli Baba.

Specially recorded in Mumbai, India.

Dramatised by Ray Grewal.

Director: Anne Edyvean

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.