Release Date: June 25,2021
Netflix dropped the trailer of Ray, an anthology series that is helmed by Abhishek Chaubey, Srijit Mukherji, and Vasan Bala. The series is all set to stream on Netflix on June 25, 2021, The drama series is inspired by four of Satyajit Ray’s stories Spotlight, Bahurupi ( Multi-Character ), Barin Bhowmik-er Byram ( Barin Bhowmick’s Ailment), and Bipin Chowdhury’s Smritibhrom (Bipin Chowdhury’s Memory Loss). Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Harshvardhan Kapoor, and Kay kay Menon will be seen playing the lead roles in Ray.
Well, if you are a movie buff, you will definitely be aware of Satyajit Ray and his legacy both in the Bengali film industry and outside. For the unversed, Satyajit Ray is, perhaps, one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of cinema. He is also a celebrated author, who has written a series of short stories and novels. The evergreen characters of Feluda – the indian sherlock, professor Shonku and Tarani Khuro were created by him. Satyajit Ray received an Honorary Academy Award in 1992 for his immense contribution to cinema. He was the first indian to receive an honorary Oscar and his contribution to cinema and literature helped put indian on the global map.
Therefore, when a series is inspired by the stories authored by Satyajit Ray, it definitely increases expectations around it manifold. Before you plan to watch the series, let us take you through the stories which have inspired Ray.