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.
  • 1955 – Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road), 115 min., B/W.1956
  • 1956 – Aparajito (The Unvanquished), 113 min., B/W.
  • 1958 – Parash Pathar (The Philosopher’s Stone), 111 min., B/W
  • 1958 – Jalsaghar (The Music Room), 100 min., B/W
  • 1959 – Apur Sansar (The World of Apu), 106 min., B/W.
  • 1960 – Devi (The Goddess), 93 min., B/W.Devi [DVD]
  • 1961 – Teen Kanya (Three Daughters), Postmaster 56 min.; Monihara 61 min.; Samapti 56 min. (Two Daughters, Postmaster 56 min; Samapti 56 min), B/W.
  • 1961 – Rabindranath Tagore, Documentary, 54 min, B/W
  • 1962 – Kanchenjungha, 102 min., Color
  • 1962 – Abhijan (The Expedition), 150 min., B/W
  • 1963 – Mahanagar (The Big City), 131 min., B/W
  • 1964 – Charulata (The Lonely Wife), 117 min., B/W.
  • 1964 – Two, Short, 15 min., B/W
  • 1965 – Kapurush – O – Mahapurush (The Coward and the Holy Man), 74 + 65 min., B/W
  • 1966 – Nayak (The Hero), 120 min., B/W
  • 1967 – Chiriyakhana (The Zoo), 125 min., B/W
  • 1968 – Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (Adventures of Goopy and Bagha), 132 min., B/W & part in color
  • 1969 – Aranyer Din Ratri (Days and Nights in the Forest), 115 min., B/W
  • 1970 – Pratidwandi (The Adversary), 110 min., B/W
  • 1971 – Seemabaddha (Company Limited), 112 min., B/W
  • 1971 – Sikkim, Documentary, 60 min., B/W
  • 1972 – The Inner Eye, Documentary, 20 min., Color
  • 1973 – Asani Sanket (Distant Thunder), 101 min., Color.
  • 1974 – Sonar Kella (The Fortress), 120 min., Color
  • 1975 – Jana Aranya (The Middleman), 131 min., B/W.
  • 1976 – Bala, Documentary, 33 min., Color
  • 1977 – Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players), 113 min., Color
  • 1978 – Joi Baba Felunath (The Elephant God), 112 min, Color
  • 1980 – Hirak Rajar Deshe (Kingdom of Diamonds), 118 min., Color
  • 1980 – Pikoo (Pikoo’s Day), Short, 26 min., Color
  • 1981 – Sadgati (The Deliverance), 52 min., Color
  • 1984 – Ghare-Baire (Home and the World), 140 min., Color.
  • 1987 – Sukumar Ray, Documentary, 30 min., Color
  • 1989 – Ganashatru (Enemy of the People), 100 min., Color
  • 1990 – Shakha Prashakha (Branches of the Tree), 121 min., Color
  • 1991 – Agantuk (The Stranger), 120 min., color.

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