Bollywood The Best Movies Directed by Satyajit Ray  

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List of all movies directed by Satyajit Ray ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Satyajit Ray are listed here and include movie posters and Satyajit Ray movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Satyajit Ray as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Satyajit Ray movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Satyajit Ray film is can be factored into this list.

From Satyajit Ray's studio films to Satyajit Ray's independent films, this Satyajit Ray filmography keeps tabs on all Satyajit Ray movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

A factual list, featuring movies like The Chess Players and The Music Room.

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If you're wanting to get into Satyajit Ray films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Satyajit Ray works.

All Satyajit Ray director credits are included. This list of every movie that Satyajit Ray has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Satyajit Ray movie is and which actors starred in the Satyajit Ray film.

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Sharmila Tagore and Amitabh Bachchan are among the many great actors who worked on a Satyajit Ray movie.

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Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee, Panchanan Bhattacharya The World of Apu, originally titled Apur Sansar, is a Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray. It is the third part of The Apu Trilogy, about the childhood and early adulthood of a young ...more

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The Apu Trilogy comprises three Bengali films directed by Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali, Aparajito and Apur Sansar. They are based on two Bengali novels written by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay: ...more

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Chunibala Devi, Tulsi Chakraborty, Karuna Banerjee Pather Panchali is a 1955 Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray and produced by the Government of West Bengal, India. It is based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's 1929 Bengali novel of the ...more

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Sharmila Tagore, Uttam Kumar, Sumita Sanyal Nayak is a 1966 Indian Bengali drama film written and directed by Satyajit Ray. It was Ray's second entirely original screenplay, after Kanchenjungha. The story revolves around a matinee idol on ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Kamu Mukherjee Sonar Kella, also Shonar Kella, released in the United States as The Golden Fortress, is a 1971 mystery novel and a 1974 film by Bengali writer and director Satyajit Ray. The film is an ...more

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Kali Bannerjee, Karuna Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee Aparajito is a 1956 Indian Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray, and is the second part of The Apu Trilogy. It is adapted from the last one-fifth of Bibhutibhushan Bannerjee's novel ...more

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Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Madhabi Mukherjee, Anil Chatterjee Mahanagar is a 1963 Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray and starring Madhabi Mukherjee in the leading role of Arati. Based on a short story, Abataranika by Narendranath Mitra, it ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Kamu Mukherjee, Madhabi Mukherjee Charulata is a 1964 Indian Bengali drama film by director Satyajit Ray, based upon the novella Nastanirh by Rabindranath Tagore. It features Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee and Sailen ...more

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Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee, Simi Garewal Aranyer Din Ratri is an Indian Bengali adventure drama film released in 1970 and directed by Satyajit Ray. It is based upon the Bengali novel of the same name by Sunil Gangopadhyay. It was one ...more

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Chhabi Biswas, Ustad Bismillah Khan, Begum Akhtar Jalsaghar is a 1958 Indian Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray and starring Chhabi Biswas. It was the fourth feature film directed by Satyajit Ray. The shooting was done at Nimtita ...more

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Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Chinmoy Roy, Rabi Ghosh Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne is a 1969 Indian Bengali fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Satyajit Ray and based on a story by his grandfather Upendra Kishore Roychowdhury. The film is the first ...more

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Richard Attenborough, Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi Shatranj Ke Khilari is a 1977 Indian film by Bengali director Satyajit Ray, based on Munshi Premchand's short story of the same name. Amjad Khan plays the role of Wajid Ali Shah, King of Awadh, ...more

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Utpal Dutt, Mamata Shankar, Dhritiman Chatterjee Agantuk is a 1991 Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray. It was Ray's last film, based on one of his short stories, Atithi. It was a joint Indian-French production with financial backing ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Rabi Ghosh Hirak Rajar Deshe is the sequel to 1969 film Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and the second installment of Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne series directed by Satyajit Ray. A unique aspect of the film is that most ...more

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Utpal Dutt, Aparna Sen, Dipankar Dey Jana Aranya, is a 1976 Bengali film directed by Satyajit Ray, based on the novel of the same name by Mani Shankar Mukherjee. It is the last among Ray's Calcutta trilogy series, the previous two ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Biplab Chatterjee Joi Baba Felunath is a 1979 Indian Bengali mystery film by director Satyajit Ray, featuring Soumitra Chatterjee, Santosh Dutta, Siddartha Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt among others. The film is based ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen, Kali Bannerjee Teen Kanya is a 1961 Indian Bengali anthology film directed by Satyajit Ray, and based upon short stories by Rabindranath Tagore. The title means "Three Girls", and the film's original ...more

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Biplab Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Shefali Pratidwandi or Pratidandi is a 1970 Indian Bengali drama film directed by Satyajit Ray based on the novel by Sunil Gangopadhyay. It is the first part of the Calcutta trilogy. Set during the ...more

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The Chess Players is a genre painting of 1876 by American artist Thomas Eakins.

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Chhabi Biswas, Erick Avari, Vidya Sinha Kanchenjungha is a 1962 Indian film directed by Satyajit Ray. The film is about an upper class Bengali family on vacation in Darjeeling, a popular hill station and resort, near Kanchenjunga.

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Chhabi Biswas, Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee Devi is a 1960 Bengali drama film by director Satyajit Ray, starring Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore. It is based on a short story by Provatkumar Mukhopadhyay. The title means

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Sharmila Tagore, Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Dipankar Dey Seemabaddha is a 1971 film directed by Satyajit Ray. It is based on the novel Seemabaddha by Mani Shankar Mukherjee. It stars Barun Chanda, Harindranath Chattopadhyay, and Sharmila Tagore in ...more

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Waheeda Rehman, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta Abhijan is a 1962 Bengali film directed by the Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray.

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Chhabi Biswas, Pahadi Sanyal, Kali Bannerjee Parash Pathar is a 1958 Bengali language Indian fantasy comedy film. It was Satyajit Ray's first film apart from the Apu Trilogy. It was also his first comedy and first magical realist film. ...more

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Rabi Ghosh, Santosh Dutta, Satya Banerjee Mahapurush, or The Holy Man, is a 1965 film directed by Satyajit Ray.

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Satyajit Ray Sikkim is a 1971 Indian documentary about the nation of Sikkim, directed by Satyajit Ray. The documentary was commissioned by the Chogyal of Sikkim at a time when he felt the sovereignty of ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Babita, Bobita Distant Thunder is a 1973 Bengali film by the renowned Indian director Satyajit Ray, based on the novel by the same name by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. Unlike most of Ray's earlier films, ...more

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Victor Banerjee, Soumitra Chatterjee, Jennifer Kendal Ghare Baire is a 1984 Indian Bengali romantic drama film by director Satyajit Ray, based upon the novel Ghare Baire by Rabindranath Tagore. It features Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, ...more

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Om Puri, Smita Patil, Mohan Agashe Sadgati is a 1981 Hindi film, primarily made for TV, by Satyajit Ray, based on a short story of same name by Munshi Premchand.

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Purnendu Mukherjee, Smaran Ghosal, Norman Ellis Rabindranath Tagore is a 1961 black-and-white short film directed by an Indian director Satyajit Ray on the life and works of noted Bengali author Rabindranath Tagore. Ray started working on the ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Mamata Shankar, Ranjit Mallick Shakha Proshakha is a 1990 Satyajit Ray film. It deals with four generations of a well-to-do Bengali family, with a focus on the third generation.

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Calcutta trilogy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Satyajit Ray
Calcutta trilogy The Calcutta trilogy may refer to either of the following two Bengali film trilogies: Three films by Satyajit Ray: Pratidwandi Seemabaddha Jana Aranya Three films by Mrinal Sen: Interview ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Chiranjeet Sukumar Ray is a 1987 Bengali short documentary film made by Satyajit Ray on his father, Sukumar Ray. It was released during the birth centenary year of Sukumar Ray, who was born on October 30, ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Mamata Shankar Ganashatru is a 1990 Indian film by Satyajit Ray. It is an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play An Enemy of the People, and was released under that title in the UK. The cast includes Ray's ...more

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The Inner Eye is a 1972 short documentary film made by Satyajit Ray on Benode Behari Mukherjee, a blind artist and a teacher from Visva-Bharati University, a university founded by Rabindranath ...more

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Two: A Film Fable is a 1964 black-and-white short film directed by an Indian director Satyajit Ray. The film was made under the banner of Esso World Theater at the request of a non-profit ...more

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Haradhan Bannerjee Kapurush is a 1965 film directed by Satyajit Ray.

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Kali Bannerjee, Kanika Mozumdar, Govinda Chakravarti Monihara is a 1961 short film written and directed by Satyajit Ray .

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Uday Shankar, V. K. Narayana Menon, V. Raghavan Bala is a 1976 short documentary film made by Satyajit Ray, about a Bharata Natyam dancer, Balasaraswati, fondly known as "Bala". The film was jointly produced by National Centre for ...more

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Victor Banerjee, Aparna Sen, Arjun Guha Thakurta Pikoo is a 1980 Bengali short film directed by Satyajit Ray for a French television channel, France 3. The film is based on a short story named Pikoor Diary, written by Ray for one of his books, ...more

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Uttam Kumar, Shubhendu Chattopadhyay, Subrata Chatterjee Chiriakhana or Chiriyakhana is a 1967 Bengali film by Satyajit Ray. It is a whodunit suspense thriller, starring Uttam Kumar as Byomkesh Bakshi. The title means "The Zoo". The ...more

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The Alien was an unproduced Indian-American science fiction film in development in the late 1960s which was eventually cancelled. It was to be directed by the celebrated Indian director Satyajit ...more