Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray

writer, composer, director

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 La complainte du sentier (1955) won several International Awards and set Ray as a world-class director. He died on April twenty-third, 1992.

  • Birthday

    May 02, 1921
  • Place of Birth

    Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India [now India]

Known For


84 wins & 24 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Winner - OFTA Film Hall of Fame
National Film Awards, India
Best Screenplay
Winner - Silver Lotus Award
Uttoran (1994)
Best Director
Winner - Golden Lotus Award
Agantuk (1991)
Best Feature Film
Winner - Golden Lotus Award
Agantuk (1991)
Best Feature Film in Bengali
Winner - Regional Award
Ganashatru (1989)
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