Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered the iconic filmmaker and writer Satyajit Ray on his 97th birth anniversary .
The Chief Minister in a tweet said, “Remembering the great director and writer Satyajit Ray on his birth anniversary”.
Remembering the great director and writer Satyajit Ray on his birth anniversary
বিশ্ববরেণ্য চিত্রপরিচালক সত্যজিৎ রায়ের জন্মদিবসে শ্রদ্ধার্ঘ্য।
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 2, 2018
Satyajit Ray, one of India’s finest filmmakers, continues to inspire movie makers through his films, books and short stories, the world celebrates his 97th birth anniversary and to commemorate this day.
Ray, who was determined to be a filmmaker after attending a screening of the Italian neorealist film, Bicycle Thieves, brought in a renaissance in filmmaking. His Apu trilogy has been regarded as one of the finest films ever to be made in world cinema.