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Indian Filmmaker Satyajit Ray Commemorated In Son's New Film

By Indiewire | Indiewire March 20, 2006 at 11:05AM

Sandip Ray, the son of the late Indian filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, will commemorate some of his father's creations by making a film of his own, based on a story called "Tintoretto's Jesus." Satyajit Ray won an honorary Academy Award in 1991 and beginning in 1966, wrote about 35 stories centered on the character Feluda, who became a well-known constant in Ray's films. Feluda was a detective hero whose creator sought to depict the social changes and political upheavals of eastern India in the 1960s and 70s, an Associated Press article says. Satyajit Ray died in 1992, but his son's film marks 40 years since the creation of Ray's character Feluda. The AP reports
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Sandip Ray, the son of the late Indian filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, will commemorate some of his father's creations by making a film of his own, based on a story called "Tintoretto's Jesus." Satyajit Ray won an honorary Academy Award in 1991 and beginning in 1966, wrote about 35 stories centered on the character Feluda, who became a well-known constant in Ray's films. Feluda was a detective hero whose creator sought to depict the social changes and political upheavals of eastern India in the 1960s and 70s, an Associated Press article says. Satyajit Ray died in 1992, but his son's film marks 40 years since the creation of Ray's character Feluda. The AP reports