Satyajit Ray's Filmography

Films Directed by Ray

Ray also wrote screenplays of all his films, operated the camera and composed music for most of the films and many of his films are based on his own stories.

Films with Contributions by Ray

As composer and screenplay writer.

  • Baksa Badal (feature), Director – Nityananda Dutta
  • Phatikchand (feature), Director – Sandip Ray
  • Satyajit Ray Presents (13 shorts for TV, Stories by Satyajit Ray), Director – Sandip Ray
  • Satyajit Ray Presents 2 (a TV series based on 2 long stories and a Feluda novel by Satyajit Ray), Director – Sandip Ray.

As Composer

  • Shakespeare Wallah (feature), Director- James Ivory

As Screenplay Writer

  • Uttaran (Broken Journey) Director – Sandip Ray
  • Target (1995): a feature directed by – Sandip Ray

Documentaries & TV shows about Ray

  • 1963 – Creative Artists of India: Satyajit Ray (BD Garga for Films Division, India)
  • 1968 – Creative persons: Satyajit Ray (Janes Beveridge for W-NET Educational TV)
  • 1969 – Late night line-up: An interview with Satyajit Ray (BBC Television, UK)
  • 1978 – South Bank Show: Satyajit Ray (Melvyn Bragg for London Weekend Television, UK)
  • 1983 – The Music of Satyajit Ray (Utpalendu Chakravarti for NFDC, India)
  • 1984 – Satyajit Ray: Portrait of a Director (Zia Mohyeddin for Central Television, UK)
  • 1984 – Satyajit Ray (Shyam Benegal for Films Division, India, full length)
  • 1988 – Omnibus: The Cinema of Satyajit Ray (Adam Low for BBC, UK, 1 hr)
  • 1990 – Satyajit Ray-Introspections (Museum of Modern Art. A video about Satyajit Ray and his filmmaking)
Satyajit Ray working on “Aparajito” ©Marc Riboud, Magnum Photos
Satyajit Ray working on “Aparajito” ©Marc Riboud, Magnum Photos