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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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1942:
Worked for D.J. Keymer & Co., British-run advertising agency; began as layout artist, worked his way up to senior art director
1947:
Founded Calcutta's first film society with Chidananda Das Gupta
1956:
Wrote, produced and directed first feature, "Pather Panchali"
1992:
Received lifetime achievement honorary Oscar on March 16 at a Calcutta hospital where he had been admitted with chest pains and respiratory problems a few weeks earlier

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