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Films Directed by Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray (2 May 1921, Calcutta, India – 23 April 1992, Calcutta), Bengali film director, writer and illustrator.  Received an honorary Academy Award for his life's work in 1992, the Bharat Ratna (Jewel of India) in 1992, and other awards.

Year* Original Title English Title Production Screenplay
Running Time
1955 Pather Panchali Song of the Little Road  Government of West Bengal Satyajit Ray (based on the novel of the same title by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee)
113 minutes
1956 Aparajito The Unvanquished Epic Films Satyajit Ray (based on the novel of the same title by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee)
113 minutes
1958 Parash Pathar The Philosopher’s Stone Promod Lahiri Satyajit Ray (based on the short story of the same title by Parasuram)
111 minutes
1958 Jalsaghar The Music Room Satyajit Ray Productions Satyajit Ray (based on the short story of the same title by Tarasankar Banerjee)
100 minutes
1959 Apur Sansar The World of Apu Satyajit Ray Productions Satyajit Ray (based on the novel Aparajita by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee)
106 minutes
1960 Devi The Goddess Satyajit Ray Productions Satyajit Ray (based on the short story of the same title by Prabhat Kumar Mukherjee)
93 minutes
1961 Teen Kanya Three Daughters Satyajit Ray Productions Satyajit Ray (based on three short stories by
Rabindranath Tagore)
56 minutes
1961 Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore Films Division, Government of India Satyajit Ray [script and commentary]
54 minutes
1962  Kanchenjungha Kanchenjungha N.C.A. Productions Satyajit Ray
102 minutes
1962 Abhijan The Expedition Abhijatrik Satyajit Ray (based on the novel of the same title by Tarasankar Banerjee)
150 minutes
1963 Mahanagar  The Big City R.D.B. and Co. Satyajit Ray (based on the short story 'Abataranika' by Narendranath Mitra)
131 minutes
1964 Charulata The Lonely Wife R.D.B. and Co. Satyajit Ray (based on the novella 'Nastanirh' by Rabindranath Tagore)
117 minutes 
1964  Two Two Esso World Theater Satyajit Ray
15 minutes 
1965 Kapurush-O-Mahapurush The Coward and the
Holy Man
R.D.B. and Co. Satyajit Ray (based on the short stories 'Janaiko Kapuruser' by Premendra Mitra and ‘Birinchi Baba’ by Parasuram)
65 minutes
1966 Nayak The Hero R.D.B. and Co. Satyajit Ray
120 minutes
1967 Chiriakhana The Zoo Star Productions Satyajit Ray (based on the novella of the same title by Saradindu Banerjee)
125 minutes
1968 Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne
The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha Purnima Pictures Satyajit Ray (based on the short story of the same title by Upendrakisore Ray)
132 minutes
1969 Aranyer Din Ratri Days and Nights in the Forest Piyali Films Satyajit Ray (based on the
novel of the same title by Sunil Ganguli)
115 minutes
1970 Pratidwandi The Adversary Priya Films Satyajit Ray (based on the
novel of the same title by Sunil Ganguli)
110 minutes
1971 Seemabaddha Company Limited Chitranjali Satyajit Ray (based on the
novel of the same title by Sankar)
112 minutes
1971 Sikkim Sikkim The Chogyal of Sikkim. Satyajit Ray [script and commentary]
52 minutes
1972 The Inner Eye The Inner Eye Films Division, Government of India Satyajit Ray [script and commentary]
19 minutes
1973 Asani Sanket Distant Thunder Balaka Movies Satyajit Ray (based on the novel of the same title by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee)
101 minutes
1974 Sonar Kella The Golden Fortress Government of West Bengal Satyajit Ray (based on his novel of the same title)
132 minutes
1975 Jana Aranya Man The Middle Indus Films Satyajit Ray (based on the novel of the same title by Sankar)
131 minutes
1976 Bala Bala National Centre for the Performing Arts, Bombay and Government of Tamil Nadu Satyajit Ray [script and commentary]
33 minutes
1977 Shatranj Ke Khilari The Chess Players Devki Chitra Productions Satyajit Ray (based on the
short story of the same title by Prem Chand)
125 minutes
1978 Joi Baba Felunath The Elephant God R.D.B. and Co. Satyajit Ray (based on his novel of the same title)
112 minutes
1980 Hirak Rajar Dese The Kingdom of Diamonds Government of West Bengal Satyajit Ray
118 minutes
1980 Pikoo Pikoo Henri Fraise Satyajit Ray (based on his short story 'Pikur Diary')
26 minutes
1981 Sadgati Deliverance Doordarshan, Government of India Satyajit Ray (based on the short story of the same title by Prem Chand)
52 minutes
1984 Ghare Baire The Home and the World National Film Development Corporation of India Satyajit Ray (based on the novel of the same title by Rabindranath Tagore)
140 minutes
1987 Sukumar Ray Sukumar Ray Government of West Bengal Satyajit Ray [script]
30 minutes
1989 Ganasatru An Enemy of the People National Film Development Corporation of India Satyajit Ray (based on the play of the same title by Henrik Ibsen)
100 minutes
1990 Sakha Prasakha Branches of the Tree Satyajit Ray Productions and Erato Films/D. D. Productions Satyajit Ray
120 minutes
1991 Agantuk The Stranger National Film Development Corporation of India Satyajit Ray
120 minutes

Notes

* Year completed or first released in Bengal.

Sources

Robinson, A. Satyajit Ray: The Inner Eye, 2nd ed. London: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2004.

 

 

 

 

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