The greatest filmmakers India ever had
In the Indian Film Industry, It was the first time when as Oscar reached to a person on it’s self. And he was none another than Satyajit Ray. The greatest filmmaker, screenwriter, music composer, graphic artist, lyricist and author was born on this day in 1921.
His father died when he was only 3 years old. His mother raised him facing many difficulties. In 1943, he worked as a graphic designer and by that time he made many covers of the books including Man It’s Kumaum of Jim Corbett and Discovery of India of Jawaharlal Nehru.
He was very inspired by the book Pather Panchali. When he returned from London after finishing his company’s work, he decided to make the movie on Pather Panchali.
After some time that money also spent and the shooting was stopped. They tried to get help. But, they needed a few changes in the film, as indicated by which the Ray was not prepared. At last, the West Bengal Government helped him and in 1955 Pather Panchali landed on the screens.
In 1992 Satyajit Ray was declared to be awarded the Oscar (Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement), however amid that time he was very sick. In such a circumstance, Oscars authorities chose that these honors would be delivered to them. The group of authorities reached the place of Satyajit Ray in Kolkata and awarded him with the honor. He died because of a heart attack on April 23, 1992, inside a month.
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