Master auteur Satyajit Ray is remembered as a director, music composer, translator and writer. His artistic identity, however, is relatively lesser-known outside of Bengal, where his illustrations and design work have left a lasting impression. His futuristic aesthetic and disruptive style add a most nuanced layer of narrative to his rich corpus that continues to remain relevant across age groups and cultures even more than half a century later
Her film scooped up four National Awards — for Best Feature Film, Best Editing, Best Audiography and Best Child Artist. Rima Das reflects on her art.
The photographer’s monochrome images take you through the life of the auteur