Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy, based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's novels, instantly placed Mr Ray and Indian cinema on the world map
"Society is patriarchal. So film industry by definition is certainly patriarchal. The male gaze has dominated it although we had lengthy roles. But the female characters that became popular were the ones that sacrificed. Now by enlarge, I would say things have changed," said Sharmila Tagore
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
Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore feels that male actors are still dominating the film industry and scripts are especially written for them.