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Biography
Growing up
At Shantiniketan
Advertising artist, Illustrator & Film Critic
Calcutta Film Society
Encounter With Jean Renoir
'Bicycle Thieves' Effect
Making of Pather Panchali
Triumph of Pather Panchali
A Film a Year
Final Offerings
Ray's Literary Career
1961-1992, Writer of non-fiction, stories and novels
In 1961, Ray revived Sandesh, a children's magazine founded by his grandfather, to which he continued to contribute illustrations, verses and stories throughout his life.

Ray wrote numerous short stories, articles, and novels in Bengali.

He made a significant contribution to children's literature in Bengali. Most of his fiction was written for teen age children. His detective stories and novels were particularly popular with them.

His stories are unpretentious and entertaining. The subjects included: adventure, detective stories, fantasy, science fiction and even horror.

See Books by Ray for the available English translations of his Bengali fiction and other books by Ray.
Sandesh cover
Sandesh Cover by Ray,
1978 ©Ray Family
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