One of the greatest filmmakers as well as writers of all time, Satyajit Ray was born on May 2, 1921. Ray had developed his passion for writing, editing, and photography at an early age. His father, Sukumar Ray and grandfather, Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury both were writers who inspired him. Though he is famous for his film the ‘Apu Trilogy’, he was a great writer as well. His stories of Professor Shanku and Feluda is a milestone in Bengali detective literature. Some of them are ‘Feludar Goendagiri’, ‘Sonar Kella’, ‘Gangtokey Gondogol’, ‘Badsahi Angti’, ‘Joi Baba Felunath’, etc. Besides, his short story ‘Bonku Babur Bandhu’ is considered as one of the notable science fiction stories. He was awarded with 36 National film awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Bhushan and Padma Ratna. He received the Honorary Academy Award, famously known as Oscar in 1992. He passed away on April 23, 1992 due to severe health complications.