Satyajit Ray Rank
About Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray was a revered Indian filmmaker who throughout his massively successful career directed a total of 36 films, including the famous Apu Trilogy which comprises 1955's Pather Panchali, 1956's Aparajito and last but not least 1959's Apur Sansar. The three films found their way into the list of the greatest Indian films of all time. He is often regarded as one of the greatest directors in the history of world cinema.
He married his first cousin Bijoya Das in 1949. The marriage produced their only child, a son named Sandip, who grew up to become a film director.
Over the course of his career, he amassed numerous major awards, including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, which is India's highest film award. In 1992, he was also the recipient of the Bharat Ratna, which is the highest civilian award in India.
He made history in 1992 by becoming the first Indian to receive an Academy Honorary Award.
Satyajit Ray Rank
Famous quotes by Satyajit Ray
At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry, I was listening to European classical music.Satyajit Ray
I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs.Satyajit Ray
Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens.Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray's Popularity
Satyajit Ray was a famous Indian director, who was born on May 2, 1921. As a person born on this date, Satyajit Ray is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (May 2) and the 12th most popular for the year (1921).
People born on May 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Satyajit Ray is the 890th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Satyajit Ray's birthday, Satyajit Ray is the 211th most famous Indian and ranks 1st in famous people born in Calcutta, India.
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