Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy, based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's novels, instantly placed Mr Ray and Indian cinema on the world map
The Apu Trilogy depicts the life of Apu in Pather Panchali (1955), Aparajito(1956), and Apur Sansar (1959). A masterpiece that realistically and placidly portrays Indian society - Satyajit Ray is known as a master of Asian film as well as the father of Indian cinema, a statement said
During the restoration, emphasis was placed on retaining the look and character of the original material
Google celebrates Bengali filmmaker Satyajit Ray's 92nd birth anniversary with a Doodle depicting a famous scene - of the young Durga and Apu running through fields - from possibly his most famous film, Pather Panchali.