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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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"Not to have seen the films of Satyajit Ray would mean existing in the world without seeing the sun or the moon." --Akira Kurosawa quoted in The New York Times, February 21, 1992.

"Ray's productions were virtually one-man shows. He wrote the screenplay, cast the parts, designed the costumes, scored the music, directed, mixed and edited the final package. Originally a graphic artist, he also sketched the advertisements." --From New York Post obituary, April 24, 1992.

Given the Gem of India Award (1992), the highest civilian honor in India.

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