The Music of Satyajit Ray (Documentary – 1984)

BY Abhishek Mathur | PUBLISHED: 21 July 2016

In his films, Satyajit Ray demonstrated excellent command over film music. Besides working with maestros like Pandit Ravi Shankar, Ustad Vilayat Khan and Ali Akbar Khan, he himself took up writing lyrics, composing songs and music for many of his films, starting as early as the 60s.

Based on interviews with Ray himself, and packed with clips from his films, rare-to-come-by footage of his music composing and recording sessions, the documentary by Utpalendu Chakrabarty follows Satyajit Ray’s journey and philosophy as music director and music composer of his own films.

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21 July 2016