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The Unknown Satyajit Ray

Ray in his den. He was cozy in his corner at 1/1 Bishop Lefroy Road, the apartment where he spent his life, and where his family still lives. Like most graphic artists, he spent hours doodling at his desk.

The Unknown Satyajit Ray

4 May 2012

Satyajit Ray, the first Indian to win an Oscar, was born on 2 May, 1921. His debut film, 'Pather Panchali' won 11 international awards, including one at Cannes. These facts are known by thousands, and millions have watched his movies. They still do, in fact, as proved by the new editions of DVDs that emerge in the market every year. But what about the Ray beyond the easy tag of 'great Indian film maker'? Let's explore another side of the maestro commemorating his 91st birthday.

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