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Satyajit Ray (1921–1992)


Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May 2, 1921. His father, Late Sukumar Ray was an eminent poet and writer in the history of Bengali literature. In 1940, after receiving his degree in science and economics from Calcutta University, he attended Tagore's Viswa-Bharati University. His first movie Pather Panchali (1955) won several International ... See full bio »

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Known For

Pather Panchali
(1955)
Aparajito
Aparajito Writer
(1956)
Nayak
Nayak Writer
(1966)
Charulata
Charulata Writer
(1964)

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 2017 Feluda (TV Series) (original story - 4 episodes)
- Gangtokey Gondogol (2017) ... (original story)
- Golokdham Rahasya (2017) ... (original story)
- Ghurghutiyar Ghotona (2017) ... (original story)
- Sheyal Debota Rahasya (2017) ... (original story)
 2017 Anukul (TV Short) (story)
 2016 Double Feluda (story)
 2014 Badshahi Angti (novel by)
 2014 Chaar (story)
 2013 Feluda (Short) (original novel)
 2012 Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy (story)
 2011 Some Maana (Short) (adaptation)
 2011 Royal Bengal Rahasya (novel)
 2010 Gorosthane Sabdhan (novel)
 2008 Tintorettor Jishu (novel)
 2007 Kailashey Kelenkari (novel)
 2003 Bombaiyer Bombete (novel)
 2000 Dr. Munshir Diary (TV Movie) (based on a story by)
 1999 Golapi Mukta Rahasya (TV Movie) (story)
 1996 Baksha Rahasya (story)
 1996 Bosepukure Khunkharapi (TV Movie) (story)
 1996 Gosainpur Sargaram (TV Movie) (story)
 1996 Joto Kando Kathmandute (TV Movie) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1996 Sheyal Debota Rahasya (TV Movie) (story)
 1995 Target
 1994 Uttoran (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Agantuk (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Goopy Bagha Phire Elo (story)
 1990 Shakha Proshakha (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Ganashatru (screenplay)
 1986 Kissa Kathmandu Kaa (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Kissa Kathmandu Kaa (1986) ... (novel)
 1984 Ghare-Baire (screenplay)
 1983 Phatik Chand (novel) / (screenplay)
 1981 Pikoor Diary (TV Short)
 1981 Sadgati (TV Movie) (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1980 Heerak Rajar Deshe (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Joi Baba Felunath (novel) / (screenplay)
 1977 Shatranj Ke Khilari (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1976 Jana Aranya (screenplay)
 1974 Sonar Kella (screenplay) / (story)
 1973 Distant Thunder (screenplay)
 1972 The Inner Eye (Documentary short)
 1971 Sikkim (Documentary)
 1971 Simabaddha
 1971 Seemabaddha (screenplay)
 1970 Baksa Badal (screenplay)
 1970 Pratidwandi (screenplay)
 1970 Aranyer Din Ratri (screenplay)
 1969 Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (screenplay)
 1967 Chiriyakhana (screenplay)
 1966 Nayak (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 Kapurush (screenplay)
 1965 Mahapurush (screenplay)
 1964 Charulata (scenario) / (screenplay)
 1963 The Big City (scenario) / (screenplay)
 1962 Abhijaan (screenplay)
 1962 Kanchenjungha (story and screenplay)
 1961 Rabindranath Tagore (Documentary)
 1961 Teen Kanya (screenplay)
 1960 Devi (screenplay)
 1959 Apur Sansar (screenplay - as script: in subtitles)
 1958 Jalsaghar (script)
 1958 Paras-Pathar (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1956 Aparajito (script by: in subtitles)
 1955 Pather Panchali (screenplay)
 1950 Chinnamul (uncredited)
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TV commercial: for Indian Railways. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Indian art] Indian art is not one thing. Indian art is so many different schools and styles. (Nevertheless) I think lyricism, the love of nature, the symbolic aspect of art (like showing rain in a few lines of dots in a Rajput miniature) the looking for the essence in natural forms and human forms, and then going for the essence rather than the surface - that I think is primarily what ... See more »

Trivia:

In 1967, he wrote a script for a movie entitled "The Alien". Columbia Pictures was in talks to produce it. Peter Sellers and Marlon Brando were supposed to be up for the leading roles. However, Ray was surprised to find that the script he had cowritten had already been copyrighted and the fee appropriated. Brando dropped out of the project and, though an attempt was made to bring James Coburn in ... See more »

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