Sunday, 12 March 2017

5 things you should know about Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray
Photo : Satyajit Ray


Satyajil Ray, regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers in cinema history, belonged from Bengal (India). If you have some interest in film world, you must have heard about this Bengali director, if not then here are 5 things you should know about him :


Potrait of Satyajit Ray, painted by Rishiraj Sahoo in 1997
Photo : Potrait of Satyajit Ray, painted by Rishiraj Sahoo in 1997



  1. Ray was not just a director, he was also a fiction write, publisher, illustrator, calligrapher, music composer, graphic designer and film critic.
  2. His first film was Pather Panchali which won number of national and Internation awards.
  3. He was the first Indian to win the Oscar (Academy Awards).
  4. Ray designed four typefaces for roman script named Ray Roman, Ray Bizarre, Daphnis, and Holiday Script.
  5. He won 32 National Film Awards and Bharat Ratna.
  6. Ray was a great graphic designer too. He did all the illustration and promotional designing work for his film by himself.

Pather Panchali Satyajit Ray
Photo : Pather Panchali by Satyajit Ray

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