Souradip Ray is the son of Sandip and Lalita Ray. Souradip Ray’s father, Sandip Ray is a film director, and is known for Badshahi Angti (2014), Chaar (2014) and Monchora (2016).
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Who is Souradip Ray?
Souradip Ray is the young son of Sandip Ray, a well-known film director. Outside being the son of the famed movie personality, there is nothing else that is known about Souradip Ray.
Who is Souradip Ray’s Father?
Sandip Ray was born on 8 September 1953 in Kolkata, India. He is an Indian film director and music director who mainly works in Bengali cinema. He is the only child of the famous Bengali director Satyajit Ray and Bijoya Ray. In 2003, Sandip Ray began working on adapting his father Satyajit Ray’s original 1962 story Bankhubabur Bandhu into a Bengali television film of the same name. The film, directed by Kaushik Sen, was eventually shown on Indian television in 2006. He started to score background music for Feluda from the film Bombaiyer Bombete (2003). Sandip Ray used his first written thriller story for his own directed film Hitlist, 2009. In 2016, he directed a new Feluda film titled Double Feluda which is the sequel to Royal Bengal Rohosso (2011). During the shooting of Double Feluda, produced by Eros International, Sandip Ray filmed his father’s famous library.
Outside being a student, there is no known career choices that is related to Souradip Ray. But his father, Sandip Ray is a film personality, who also guided the children’s magazine Sandesh, which was founded by his great-grandfather Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury, and continued by his grandfather Sukumar Ray and his father Satyajit Ray. From 1992, after the death of Satyajit, Sandip was the Joint Editor of the Sandesh. Since 2003 he has been the editor of the magazine. Sandip Ray is also a noted photographer. He was the director of photography on Satyajit Ray’s last three films, Ganashatru (An Enemy of the People, 1989), Shakha Proshakha (The Branches of the Tree, 1990) and Agantuk (The Stranger, 1991).
Souradip Ray’s father, Sandip Ray started his professional career in film at the age of 22 as assistant director on the sets of his father’s film Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players, 1977). Prior to this, he had aided his father in various capacities including still photographer on set. His own directorial debut was Phatik Chand (1983) based on Satyajit Ray’s Fatik Chand – the film received an award in the International Children’s Film Festival in Vancouver.