Satyajit Ray

May 2, 1921
Calcutta, West Bengal, British India. [now India]


India's single most celebrated filmmaker, Satyajit Ray was born into a prominent Calcutta family on May 2, 1921. Ray's grandfather, Upendrakishole Roychwdhury, was the creator of the popular children's magazine Sandesh; his father, Sukhumar Ray (sometimes spelled Ra), was a noted poet and historian. After attending the Ballygunj government school, the… More


Satyajit Ray Videos

The Song Of The Little Road
2 minutes 28 seconds

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