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Ray, Satyajit (Manik)

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Born: 1921 AD
Died: 1992 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: Indian
Categories: Art Director, Authors, Film Director

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1921 – He was born this year in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

 

1940 – He got his degree in Economics this year at the Presidency College, Calcutta.

 

1948 – He married Bijoya Ray.

 

1943 – He studied visual arts in the University, Santiniketan, he left this year.

 

1950 – He also traveled extensively in Europe during this year.

 

1955 - His first movie Pather Panchali  won several International Awards and he was set as a world-class director.

 

1961 – He was a member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival. He's the second Indian to have won an Oscar.

 

1967 - He wrote a script for a movie entitled "The Alien". Columbia Pictures was in talks to produce this movie.

 

1992 – He died this year in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. He won a special lifetime achievement award at the 1992 Academy Awards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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