Satyajit Ray Miscellany


Author: Satyajit Ray
Edited by Sandip Ray

9780143448990 | PB | pp. 272 | 2022 | Penguin Random House

Satyajit Ray Miscellany is a collection of some of Ray’s rarest essays shedding light on the myriad thought-process of this creative genius.

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Satyajit Ray (1921-1992), one of the doyens of world cinema, gave a unique aesthetic expression to Indian cinema, music, art and literature. His writings, especially, autobiographical works, thoughts on filmmaking, screenplay writing and eminent personalities from art, literature and music, among others, are considered treasure troves, which largely remained unseen and therefore less known till date.

Satyajit Ray Miscellany, the second book in The Penguin Ray Library series, brings to light some of the rarest essays and illustrations of Ray that opens a window to the myriad thought-process of this creative genius. With more than seventy gripping write-ups and rare photographs and manuscripts, this book is a collector’s item.


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About the Author

Satyajit Ray, one of the greatest fim-makers of our times, received the Oscar for Lifetime Achievement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1992. In the same year he was honoured with the Bharat Ratna. A polymath and a polyglot, Ray was not only an ace designer and but also a brilliant music Composer and illustrator. His writings for children, young adults and adults continue to attract readers across the world.


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