So heavily inspired was (1) by X , that he offered to write (2) . This led to setting up of Y. Y later acted as an incubator for talents like (A), (B),(C) and (D).
Id X and Y.
Completely cracked by Chandrashekhar and guru.. well done!! . X is rashomon and Y is Bimal Roy productions.
And just to Id all the gentlemen in the pic, 1- Hrishikesh Mukherjee ; 2- A still from Do bheega zameen and the protegees are
Basu bhattacharya ; Ritwik Ghatak , Salil Chowdhary and Gulzar . The legend goes that it was on a bus ride in Mumbai ( and hence the title), after watching Rashomon, that Bimal Roy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee decided on this whole thing