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Satyajit Ray (1921–1992)


Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May 2, 1921. His father, 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 Awards ... See full bio »

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41 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pather Panchali
(1955)
Charulata
Charulata Writer
(1964)
Shatranj Ke Khilari
(1977)
Mahanagar
Mahanagar Writer
(1963)

Filmography

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 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 Gosainpur Sargaram (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 - 1986)
 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 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 Mahanagar (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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He is also famous in Bengal, India for his characters in novels including Professor Shonku and Feluda. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Personal Quote:

For the cinema it's much better to be more concentrated in time. It's an instinctive feeling: I can't put it into words why I feel like that. The film's better if the period is a day or a week or fortnight or a month, so that nobody grows up: everybody's as they were in the beginning. See more »

Trivia:

Father-in-law of Lalita Ray. See more »

Nickname:

Manik See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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