Remembering Satyajit Ray: Masterpiece Movies You Must Watch

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar

Pather Panchali

‘Pather Panchali’ was the debut of Satyajit Ray. It is is a social drama set in rural Indian village.

Apur Sansar

‘Apur Sansar’ (The World of Apu) is the last film in Ray’s ‘The Apu Trilogy’ that released in 1959.


Ray and Uttam Kumar worked together for the first time in this film. Ray highlighted male character for the first time through Nayak.

Teen Kanya

Satyajit Ray adapted Rabindranath Tagore stories on screen. It combines 3 segments of a story with common central characters joining all 3 stories.

Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

It’s a fantasy adventure involving the titular characters and inspired by a story written by Satyajit Ray’s grandfather Upendra Kishor Roychoudhary.

Sonar Kella

Ray used Indian history to explore the mystery and detective genre in this movie.


‘Aparjito’ (The Unvanquished), the second film in ‘The Apu Trilogy’.


Jalsaghar’ (The Music Room) is all about the abolition of zamindari system. The main character of zamindar was played by Chabi Biswas

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