Satyajit Ray’s Birth Centenary: Here’s What Mamata Banerjee Tweeted



Satyajit Ray's Birth Centenary: Here's What Mamata Banerjee Tweeted

Today is Satyajit Ray’s 100th birth anniversary

Satyajit Ray’s 100th birth anniversary is being commemmorated today. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter and paid tribute to the legendary director. “Tribute to Satyajit Ray, legendary filmmaker, writer, composer, lyricist, illustrator, on his birth centenary. He is not only the pride of Bengal but also India and the whole world. He is an inspiration to people around the globe,” Mamata Banerjee wrote on Twitter. It’s a crucial day for West Bengal as the state awaits the Assembly election results. Many of Satyajit Ray’s admirers have been tweeting iconic lines from his films.

Paying its homage to Satyajit Ray, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will organise a year-long centenary celebrations. As part of the celebrations, several departments of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting like Directorate of Film Festivals, Films Division, NFDC, NFAI, and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata are planning a series of activities.

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