Plot[ edit ] The plot revolves around a spaceship that lands in a pond in rural Bengal. The villagers begin worshiping it as a temple risen from the depths of the earth. The alien, known as "Mr Ang", establishes contact with a young village boy named Haba meaning "Dumb" in Bengali through dreams and also plays a number of pranks on the village community in the course of its short stay on planet Earth. The plot contains the ebullient presence of an Indian businessman, a journalist from Calcutta and an American engineer.
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It was the spring board for the concept of The Alien. After hearing a brief outline of The Alien from Satyajit Ray, Clarke discovered potential of an international film in it. In , Satyajit Ray visited London and held talks with Clarke.
He visited the Elstree Studio set and was really impressed. He, accompanied by Mike Wilson went to the offices of Columbia Pictures. A number of copies of the script were presented to them by Ray. They were impressed by the story but were too busy with other projects. Then he was reminded of Robert Redford, but the upcoming actor was not approached due to many reasons. Sellers was initially ready to play the roll but was later reluctant.
There were differences between him and Ray, as the former wanted his character modified. Besides Baba was warned to keep away from Mike Wilson who was a dubious character. He wrote about this to Arthur C. But Clarke warned Ray that, if he resorted to legal action he would have to devote his entire time travelling to USA, attending court sessions. Very few know Spielberg was one of those who were instrumental to recommend Ray for the Lifetime Achievement Oscar.
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Tern He looks down at the grass, examines the blade and is off hopping into the bamboo grove. This documentary shows the life of the greatest Bengali talent of all time, Rabindranath Tagore. This article is about the unproduced Indian film. A thin, soft high-pitched laugh shows the Alien is pleased. Then he was reminded of Robert Redford, but the upcoming actor was not approached due to many reasons.
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