32 Quotes By Satyajit Ray That Prove His Genius
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Satyajit Ray was one of the most distinguished Indian author and filmmaker who is considered to be of the greatest filmmakers in the world of cinema. Satyajit’s first movie was ‘The Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali’, whose first part was released in the year 1955. This movie won ten international prizes and also bagged in ‘Inaugural Best Human Document Award’ at the ‘Cannes Film Festival’. All the three parts of this movie created revolution among the Indian cinema at that time and were appreciated worldwide. His movies like, ‘Aparajito’, ‘ParashPathar’ and ‘Charulata’ are some of his well-known works amongst many. Ray had made movies on various genres ranging from fantasy, musical drama, romance, suspense and historical dramas. Besides being a distinguished director he was also an illustrator, fiction writer, music composer, film critic, graphic designer, publisher and calligrapher. He had written several novels and short stories primarily for children and adolescents. Ray has been one of the most lauded, applauded and acclaimed filmmaker in the history of cinema which include an ‘Academy Award’ and ‘Bharat Ratan’. Here is a treasure trove of thoughts and views expressed by the genius filmmaker through his writings, movies, scripts, books and novels. Following are the quotes and thoughts by Satyajit Ray that besides giving you insights in his directorial style also expresses his take on life.