Satyajit Ray
#2434 Overall Influence

Satyajit Ray

Indian author, poet, composer, lyricist, filmmaker

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Satyajit Ray was an Indian film director, writer, and illustrator. He is widely considered India’s greatest filmmaker, celebrated for works such as The Apu Trilogy , The Music Room , The Big City and Charulata . Ray was born in Calcutta into a Bengali Kayastha family which was prominent in the field of arts and literature. Starting his career as a commercial artist, he was drawn into independent filmmaking after meeting French filmmaker Jean Renoir and viewing Vittorio De Sica’s Italian neorealist film Bicycle Thieves during a visit to London.

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University of Calcutta
University of Calcutta

Public state university in Kolkata, West Bengal

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Presidency University
Presidency University

Public University in Kolkata, India

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Visva-Bharati University
Visva-Bharati University

Central University in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, founded by Rabindranath Tagore

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Literature