Today marks the 96th birth anniversary of eminent Bengali filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Regarded as one of the greatest directors of world cinema, Ray was the recipient of numerous awards and accolades for his contributions in Bengali cinema. During the time span of his career, he was able to bless the film fraternity with phenomenal works like Panther Panchali, Aparajito, Apur Sansar as well as Ashani Sanket. Here are a few glimpses of the gifted filmmaker at work; these were captured by Sayeeda Khanom, the first Bengali female photographer. She used to frequent the sets where Ray used to work and take shots of him.
Photo: Sayeeda Khanom