Ray, Satyajit 1921-1992
Most widely held works about Satyajit Ray
Most widely held works by Satyajit Ray
Pather panchali Song of the little road ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in Bengali and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Story of a rural family cursed with bad luck. Father Hari is a dreamer and poet, while his hard-working wife struggles to feed the family. But Durga, a free-spirited and petty thief, brings tragedy to the family in a moment's carelessness.
Our films, their films by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 651 libraries worldwide
An Indian moviemaker's views on cinematic trends and the film industry; articles and lectures.
Aparājito The unvanquished ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Bengali and English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of the poor Bengali country boy, Apu and his encounter with the school system in Benares and later with the intellectual life at the university in Calcutta.
Shatranj ke khilari Chess players ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Urdu and Hindi and held by 401 libraries worldwide
The kingdom of Oudh has a gently decadent Nawab (king), who is busy being a poet, composer, singer, dancer, and choreographer, but not a ruler. Mirza and Mir are old friends, living in the capital city off ancestral wealth and taxes on their lands. As the king is obsessed with his artistic endeavors, the friends are obsessed with shatranj (chess). In 1856, the East India Company sends General Outram, the British Resident of Lucknow, to take over the kingdom, under the charge of misrule. The king dithers, the friends play chess. British troops march into the city; the king surrenders without a fight, and the friends remove to a distant village so they can play in peace.
The Apu trilogy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in Bengali and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Presents the moving saga of Apu and his family in India.
The unicorn expedition, and other fantastic tales of India by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Apur sansar The world of Apu ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in Bengali and English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Tells of Apu, a struggling writer who, visiting the wedding of a friend's sister, finds himself the bridegroom when the husband-to-be is discovered to be insane. Apu's wife soon dies in childbirth and the shattered Apu, refusing to see his son, leaves to wander alone through the country. Several years later Apu's friend hunts him down and convinces him to return to his son.
The world of Apu Apur Sansar ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in Bengali and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Landmark Indian drama about a hopeful student, who marries to save a bride from disgrace. The crowning finish to the Apu trilogy.
Shakespeare Wallah ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 libraries worldwide
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry.
Charulata The lonely wife ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Bengali and held by 281 libraries worldwide
The wife of a publisher tries to find a way out of her confining domestic situation.
The Darjeeling Limited original soundtrack ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The soundtrack to the 2007 motion picture release "The Darjeeling Limited," featuring twenty-two songs by various performers, including "Where Do You Go To," "Bombay Talkie," and "This Time Tomorrow."
Pather panchali Song of the road ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Story of a poor family in India and the misfortunes that befall them. The first film in the Apu trilogy.
Satyajit Ray : interviews by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
India's pre-eminent film director, Satyajit Ray (1912-1992) came to public attention in 1955 with 'Pather Panchali'. This text reveals a genial, generous, unpretentious, immensely knowledgeable man who, for all his fame, remained to the end unaffected by the glamour of the movie-world.
The music room ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Bengali and English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat desperately clinging to his way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years, now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India's most popular musicians of the day.
Devi ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Set in India around the 1830s, the story involves the conflict between orthodox and progressive Hindu religions. A young wife in a wealthy Indian household is deified by her father-in-law who has seen her in a dream as the goddess Durga (Kali). The city soon learns of her imposed divinity and she is set up as an idol for worship. She then begins to believe in her immortality and the tension between her duty to the father-in-law's devotion and to her husband's pleas to leave the city soon drive her mad.
Jalsaghar The music room ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in Bengali and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A declining nobleman sits in his once-great house, now decaying and reminisces on his past life and his great parties as well as the loss of his son and wife. His inability to adapt to and cope with changing times has made him into a recluse. He gives one last party, tosses away all his money and dies in a fall from a horse.
Stories by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Phatik Chand : a novel by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 188 libraries worldwide
The Apu trilogy by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
21 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Screen play of Pathera pāñcālī, film by Satyajit Ray.
The chess players : and other screenplays by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Bandyopādhyāẏa, Bibhūtibhūshaṇa,--1896?-1950 Bengali fiction Biography British Occupation of India (1765-1947) Cartier-Bresson, Henri,--1908-2004 Champollion, Jean-François,--1790-1832 Chess players College students Comedy films Creative ability Criticism, interpretation, etc. Curie, Marie,--1867-1934 Darwin, Charles,--1809-1882 Drama Einstein, Albert,--1879-1955 Families Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Foreign films Gifted persons History India India--Bengal India--Oudh India--Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) Inspiration Interviews Leonardo,--da Vinci,--1452-1519 Man-woman relationships Marriage Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,--1756-1791 Pictorial works Premacanda,--1881-1936 Ray, Satyajit,--1921-1992 Rural families Social history Students Teenage boys Translations University of Calcutta Wajid ʻAli Shah,--King of Oudh,--1821-1896 Woolf, Virginia,--1882-1941 Wren, Christopher,--Sir,--1632-1723 Young men
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