Google doodles Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali on filmmaker's birth anniversary
Google Doodles Satyajit Ray
Google Celebrates the Birthday of Great Auteur – Satyajit Ray
After paying tribute to the first passenger train run in India, yesterday Google designed a doodle to celebrate the birthday of the veteran Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. As an appreciation for his work and in the memory of legendary Satyajit Ray here is the yesterday's Google Doodle.
This doodle is as a tribute to his phenomenal contribution to the film industry and literature. He has directed feature films, documentary and shorts that earned him status amidst the finest auteurs of the world cinema. His novels and short stories were mainly focused on adolescent and children. His contribution as a fiction writer, publisher, illustrator, calligrapher, graphic designer, and film critic, has given some of the award winning movies like Pather Panchali, Aparajito, Apur Sansar, and many more to the Indian film Industry.
Satyajit Ray has also been the recipient of laurels for his debut film Pather Panchali (1955) that won the Best Human Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival including ten other international awards. His work in films like Aparajito (1956) and Apur Sansar (1959) were also appreciated. Throughout his career, he received 32 Indian National Film Awards. In the year 1992, he was also honored with Academy Award and Bharat Ratna for his contribution to the Indian literature.