Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray was an Indian Bengali filmmaker, widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.He directed 36 films, including feature films, documentaries and shorts. He was also a fiction writer, publisher, illustrator, calligrapher, music composer, graphic designer and film critic. He authored several short stories and novels, primarily aimed at children and adolescents.Ray received many major awards in his career, including 32 Indian National Film Awards, a Golden Lion, a Golden Bear, 2 Silver Bears, a number of aditional awards at international film festivals and award ceremonies , and an Academy Honorary Award in 1992. The Government of India honored him with the Bharat Ratna in 1992.

Top must watch Satyajit Ray movies:

1) Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977)

Set in the backdrop of the British annexation of Avadh, best friends Mirza Ali and Mir Ali abandon their families, in their obsession for the game of chess.

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Stellar cast and considered to be one of the best historical drama of all time.

 2) The Apu Trilogy

It comprises three Bengali films Pather Panchali (1955), Aparajito (1956) and Apur Sansar (1959). They are frequently listed as the greatest movies in the history of Indian cinema. They are based on two Bengali novels written by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay: Pather Panchali (1929) and Aparajito (1932).
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Considered to be the greatest films of Indian Cinema.

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