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Also Known As: Died: April 23, 1992
Born: May 2, 1921 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: India Profession: Writer ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Stranger, The (1991) as Director
A Bengali family is visited by a long-lost, well-traveled uncle, who changes the dynamics of the family for the better.
2.
Shakha Proshaka (1990) as Director
Four estranged sons gather at their aged father's country home after he unexpectedly suffers a heart attack.
3.
Enemy of the People, An (1989) as Director
A doctor''s reputation comes under fire when he makes the claim that holy water from the local temple is making people ill.
4.
Home and the World, The (1984) as Director
Set in pre-independence India, the visit of a charismatic political hero, the childhood friend of Bimala''s wealthy and educated young husband, triggers her own political and emotional awakening.
5.
Sadgati (1982) as Director
6.
Elephant God, The (1979) as Director
7.
Chess Players, The (1977) as Director
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an annexation. While pressure is mounting amidst intrigue and political maneuvers, Ali Shah composes poems and listens to music, secluded in his palace. The court is of no help, as exemplified by nobles Mir and Mirza, who, ignoring the situation of their country and all their duties towards their families, spend their days playing endless parties of chess.
8.
Masses' Music, The (1976)
After months of unemployment, recent college graduate Somnath enters business as a middleman, but he finds out when success means finding a client's weak spot, the price is more than mere rupees.
9.
Middleman, The (1976) as Director
A bright college graduate cannot secure a place in the job market and is urged by an older friend to get into a new business.
10.
Ashani Sanket (1973) as Director
Gangacharan is the new Brahmin of a village, where he assumes various duties: teaching, organizing religious events, and trying to prevent epidemics. But in that year 1943, war is raging (as reminded by the planes occasionally heard flying over the countryside), and a major famine is under way. As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.
11.
Simbaddha (1972) as Director
12.
Adversary, The (1971) as Director
Siddhartha abandons his medical studies to pursue employment opportunities in Calcutta, with little success. Although his sister is employed, the youth wanders around the city rather than accept a lowly job as a medical salesman.
13.
Days and Nights in the Forest (1969) as Director
A group of four middle class workers in India take the week off to have a holiday. When they get to the forest, they meet up with another group and spend their time flirting with women.
14.
The Big City (1967) as Director
Life at home changes when a housewife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a salesperson.
15.
Kanchenjungha (1966) as Director
16.
The Coward (1965)
A stranded screenwriter finds out that his long lost love is married to the man who offers him shelter.
17.
The Lonely Wife (1965) as Director
A lonely housewife finds friendship and love with her husband''''s cousin.
18.
The Music Room (1963) as Director
An aristocrat is too proud to curb his extravagant lifestyle even though his riches are turning into debts.
19.
Two Daughters (1963) as Director
The first story is about Nanda, a young man who leaves Calcutta to work as a postmaster in an isolated malaria-infested village. The postmaster is looked after by a young orphan girl, Ratan. His only solace in the village is in teaching Ratan how to read and write. The second story is about a student, Amulya, who returns to his village after finishing his exams. His widowed mother is very anxious for him to marry, and has already picked out a girl. He rejects his mother's choice and, being forced to choose some girl, marries a lively tomboy who is not ready to give up her freedom.
20.
Expedition, The (1962) as Director
Story follows the encounters of a Calcuttan taxi driver with some of the seamier characters of the city
21.
Devi (1962) as Director
A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal landlord, envisions her as the Goddess Kali.
25.
The World Of Apu (1959) as Director
An aspiring writer abandons his family after his wife dies in childbirth.
26.
Pather Panchali (1958) as Director
A mother struggles to raise her family in an impoverished village in India.
27.
Aparajito (1956) as Director
When her son leaves for school, an Indian woman fights between pride and feeling abandoned.

Cast (feature film)

28.
Satyajit Ray - Introspections (1991) as Himself
Portrait of acclaimed filmmaker Satyajit Ray.
29.
Satyajit Ray (1982)
Documentary cameras capture the great Indian director at work and as he discusses his career.
30.
Satyajit Ray (1982)
Documentary cameras capture the great Indian director at work and as he discusses his career.

Writer (feature film)

31.
Target (1995) as Screenwriter
Singh, a rich landlord, used to be the best of hunters, however his alcohol habit has gotten the best of him. Thus Singh hires a professional, Bharosa, to second him. Bharosa lives with the untouchables--the outcasts. It is there that he meets Birji, a beautiful young woman, and learns about the und
32.
Stranger, The (1991) as Screenwriter
A Bengali family is visited by a long-lost, well-traveled uncle, who changes the dynamics of the family for the better.
33.
Shakha Proshaka (1990) as Screenwriter
Four estranged sons gather at their aged father's country home after he unexpectedly suffers a heart attack.
34.
Enemy of the People, An (1989) as Screenwriter
A doctor''s reputation comes under fire when he makes the claim that holy water from the local temple is making people ill.
35.
Home and the World, The (1984) as Screenwriter
Set in pre-independence India, the visit of a charismatic political hero, the childhood friend of Bimala''s wealthy and educated young husband, triggers her own political and emotional awakening.
36.
Sadgati (1982) as Screenwriter
37.
Elephant God, The (1979) as Screenwriter
38.
Chess Players, The (1977) as Dialogue
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an annexation. While pressure is mounting amidst intrigue and political maneuvers, Ali Shah composes poems and listens to music, secluded in his palace. The court is of no help, as exemplified by nobles Mir and Mirza, who, ignoring the situation of their country and all their duties towards their families, spend their days playing endless parties of chess.
39.
Chess Players, The (1977) as Screenwriter
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an annexation. While pressure is mounting amidst intrigue and political maneuvers, Ali Shah composes poems and listens to music, secluded in his palace. The court is of no help, as exemplified by nobles Mir and Mirza, who, ignoring the situation of their country and all their duties towards their families, spend their days playing endless parties of chess.
40.
Middleman, The (1976) as Screenwriter
A bright college graduate cannot secure a place in the job market and is urged by an older friend to get into a new business.
41.
Ashani Sanket (1973) as Screenwriter
Gangacharan is the new Brahmin of a village, where he assumes various duties: teaching, organizing religious events, and trying to prevent epidemics. But in that year 1943, war is raging (as reminded by the planes occasionally heard flying over the countryside), and a major famine is under way. As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.
42.
Simbaddha (1972) as Screenwriter
43.
Adversary, The (1971) as Screenwriter
Siddhartha abandons his medical studies to pursue employment opportunities in Calcutta, with little success. Although his sister is employed, the youth wanders around the city rather than accept a lowly job as a medical salesman.
44.
Days and Nights in the Forest (1969) as Screenwriter
A group of four middle class workers in India take the week off to have a holiday. When they get to the forest, they meet up with another group and spend their time flirting with women.
45.
The Big City (1967) as Screenwriter
Life at home changes when a housewife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a salesperson.
46.
Kanchenjungha (1966) as Screenwriter
47.
The Lonely Wife (1965) as Screenwriter
A lonely housewife finds friendship and love with her husband''''s cousin.
48.
The Coward (1965)
A stranded screenwriter finds out that his long lost love is married to the man who offers him shelter.
49.
Two Daughters (1963) as Screenwriter
The first story is about Nanda, a young man who leaves Calcutta to work as a postmaster in an isolated malaria-infested village. The postmaster is looked after by a young orphan girl, Ratan. His only solace in the village is in teaching Ratan how to read and write. The second story is about a student, Amulya, who returns to his village after finishing his exams. His widowed mother is very anxious for him to marry, and has already picked out a girl. He rejects his mother's choice and, being forced to choose some girl, marries a lively tomboy who is not ready to give up her freedom.
50.
The Music Room (1963) as Screenwriter
An aristocrat is too proud to curb his extravagant lifestyle even though his riches are turning into debts.
51.
Devi (1962) as Screenwriter
A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal landlord, envisions her as the Goddess Kali.
52.
Expedition, The (1962) as Screenwriter
Story follows the encounters of a Calcuttan taxi driver with some of the seamier characters of the city
56.
The World Of Apu (1959) as Screenwriter
An aspiring writer abandons his family after his wife dies in childbirth.
57.
Pather Panchali (1958) as Screenwriter
A mother struggles to raise her family in an impoverished village in India.
58.
Aparajito (1956) as Screenwriter
When her son leaves for school, an Indian woman fights between pride and feeling abandoned.

Producer (feature film)

59.
Stranger, The (1991) as Producer
A Bengali family is visited by a long-lost, well-traveled uncle, who changes the dynamics of the family for the better.
60.
Kanchenjungha (1966) as Producer
61.
Two Daughters (1963) as Producer
The first story is about Nanda, a young man who leaves Calcutta to work as a postmaster in an isolated malaria-infested village. The postmaster is looked after by a young orphan girl, Ratan. His only solace in the village is in teaching Ratan how to read and write. The second story is about a student, Amulya, who returns to his village after finishing his exams. His widowed mother is very anxious for him to marry, and has already picked out a girl. He rejects his mother's choice and, being forced to choose some girl, marries a lively tomboy who is not ready to give up her freedom.
62.
The Music Room (1963) as Producer
An aristocrat is too proud to curb his extravagant lifestyle even though his riches are turning into debts.
63.
Expedition, The (1962) as Producer
Story follows the encounters of a Calcuttan taxi driver with some of the seamier characters of the city
64.
Devi (1962) as Producer
A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal landlord, envisions her as the Goddess Kali.
68.
The World Of Apu (1959) as Producer
An aspiring writer abandons his family after his wife dies in childbirth.
69.
Pather Panchali (1958) as Producer
A mother struggles to raise her family in an impoverished village in India.
70.
Aparajito (1956)
When her son leaves for school, an Indian woman fights between pride and feeling abandoned.

Music (feature film)

71.
Darjeeling Limited, The (2007)
Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other--to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest," however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-
72.
Ray: Life and Work of Satyajit Ray (1999) as Music
A look at the career highlights of Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Beginning with his 1955 debut film "Pather Panchali" and ending with an honorary Academy Award in 1992, Ray created a significant body of work, which included films, children's books, writings and film scores.
73.
Parvaz-e Zanbur (1998) as Music
A simple fable about a teacher's quest for justice. The teacher's neighbor not only ogles his wife, but builds an outdoor toilet right beside the teacher's house. When he is refused any legal recourse, the teacher decides to get revenge by building a latrine for the entire village outside his neighb
74.
Target (1995) as Music
Singh, a rich landlord, used to be the best of hunters, however his alcohol habit has gotten the best of him. Thus Singh hires a professional, Bharosa, to second him. Bharosa lives with the untouchables--the outcasts. It is there that he meets Birji, a beautiful young woman, and learns about the und
75.
Stranger, The (1991) as Music
A Bengali family is visited by a long-lost, well-traveled uncle, who changes the dynamics of the family for the better.
76.
Shakha Proshaka (1990) as Music
Four estranged sons gather at their aged father's country home after he unexpectedly suffers a heart attack.
77.
Enemy of the People, An (1989) as Music
A doctor''s reputation comes under fire when he makes the claim that holy water from the local temple is making people ill.
78.
Home and the World, The (1984) as Music; Music Director
Set in pre-independence India, the visit of a charismatic political hero, the childhood friend of Bimala''s wealthy and educated young husband, triggers her own political and emotional awakening.
79.
Sadgati (1982) as Music
80.
Elephant God, The (1979) as Music
81.
Chess Players, The (1977) as Music
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an annexation. While pressure is mounting amidst intrigue and political maneuvers, Ali Shah composes poems and listens to music, secluded in his palace. The court is of no help, as exemplified by nobles Mir and Mirza, who, ignoring the situation of their country and all their duties towards their families, spend their days playing endless parties of chess.
82.
Middleman, The (1976) as Music
A bright college graduate cannot secure a place in the job market and is urged by an older friend to get into a new business.
83.
Ashani Sanket (1973) as Music
Gangacharan is the new Brahmin of a village, where he assumes various duties: teaching, organizing religious events, and trying to prevent epidemics. But in that year 1943, war is raging (as reminded by the planes occasionally heard flying over the countryside), and a major famine is under way. As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.
84.
Simbaddha (1972) as Music
85.
Adversary, The (1971) as Music
Siddhartha abandons his medical studies to pursue employment opportunities in Calcutta, with little success. Although his sister is employed, the youth wanders around the city rather than accept a lowly job as a medical salesman.
86.
Days and Nights in the Forest (1969) as Music
A group of four middle class workers in India take the week off to have a holiday. When they get to the forest, they meet up with another group and spend their time flirting with women.
87.
The Big City (1967) as Music
Life at home changes when a housewife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a salesperson.
88.
Shakespeare Wallah (1966) as Music
Traveling British actors in India are torn when their daughter becomes involved with a local playboy.
89.
Kanchenjungha (1966) as Music Arrangement
90.
The Lonely Wife (1965) as Music
A lonely housewife finds friendship and love with her husband''''s cousin.
91.
The Householder (1963) as Mus rec supv
A newlywed needs help dealing with his independent, outspoken wife.
92.
Two Daughters (1963) as Music
The first story is about Nanda, a young man who leaves Calcutta to work as a postmaster in an isolated malaria-infested village. The postmaster is looked after by a young orphan girl, Ratan. His only solace in the village is in teaching Ratan how to read and write. The second story is about a student, Amulya, who returns to his village after finishing his exams. His widowed mother is very anxious for him to marry, and has already picked out a girl. He rejects his mother's choice and, being forced to choose some girl, marries a lively tomboy who is not ready to give up her freedom.
93.
Expedition, The (1962) as Music
Story follows the encounters of a Calcuttan taxi driver with some of the seamier characters of the city

Film Production - Main (feature film)

94.
Kanchenjungha (1966) as Title paintings by

Misc. Crew (feature film)

95.
Ray: Life and Work of Satyajit Ray (1999)
A look at the career highlights of Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Beginning with his 1955 debut film "Pather Panchali" and ending with an honorary Academy Award in 1992, Ray created a significant body of work, which included films, children's books, writings and film scores.
96.
Ray: Life and Work of Satyajit Ray (1999)
A look at the career highlights of Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Beginning with his 1955 debut film "Pather Panchali" and ending with an honorary Academy Award in 1992, Ray created a significant body of work, which included films, children's books, writings and film scores.
97.
Satyajit Ray (1982)
Documentary cameras capture the great Indian director at work and as he discusses his career.
98.
Satyajit Ray (1982)
Documentary cameras capture the great Indian director at work and as he discusses his career.

Cast (special)

99.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992)
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Director (short)

100.

Cast (short)

102.

Writer (short)

103.

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