Ray was a renowned film director from West Bengal. Ray was born in Calcutta
on 2nd May 1921.
He started his career as a commercial artist before making films. He was a
great writer, music composer
and one of the best dialogue writers of the time.
first feature film was "Pather Panchali" (The song of the Road).
This film was his most notable one for its realistic portrayal; of everyday
life and artistic composition of his camera work that earned him worldwide
recognition. He received many prestigious International /National awards for
creating this master piece. He made 28 full length feature films and a
few documentaries. His most famous films 'Pather Panchali'(1955), 'Aparajito'(1956), 'Apur
Sansar' (1959), 'Charulata' (1964), 'Nayak'(1966), 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne'(1968), 'Satranj Ke Khiladi'
Sadgati' (1981Telefilm), 'Ghare Baire' (1984 Bengali) and 'Agantuk'(1991) occupy a special place in the
hearts of cine lovers.