Published on: November 1, 2021

SATYAJIT RAY

SATYAJIT RAY

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http://stephanepereira.com/portfolio/commercial/harrys-bread-godzilla Chess, Costumes and a Crown from Satyajit Ray’s ‘Shatranj Ke Khilari’ is on display at the India International Centre, New Delhi

SATYAJIT RAY

  • Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, music composer, graphic artist, lyricist and author, widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.
  • Directed 36 films, including feature films, documentaries and shorts.
  • First film, Pather Panchali (1955), along with Aparajito (1956) and Apur Sansar (1959), form The Apu Trilogy.
  • Authored several short stories and novels, meant primarily for young children and teenagers.
  • Characters created – Feluda, the sleuth, and Professor Shonku, the scientist in his science fiction stories
  • Received 32 Indian National Film Awards and an Academy Honorary Award in 1992.
  • The Government of India honored him with the Bharat Ratna, its highest civilian award, in 1992.