Shabana Azmi remembers legendary film director Satyajit Ray on his 100th birth anniversary



New Delhi: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi remembers legendary film director Satyajit Ray on his 100th birth anniversary. The 70-year-old actress shared a major throwback picture that has taken over the internet. It is a never-seen-before picture of the actress with the legend himself. 

Shabana Azmi took a throwback picture to her Instagram on the occasion of Satyajit Ray’s 100th birth anniversary. In the picture, she can be seen seated on a couch along with the celebrated filmmaker Satyajit Ray, as they engross in a deep conversation. Her husband and lyricist Javed Akhtar can also be seen in the frame seated on the couch next to Ray. While sharing the picture to her social media, Shabana Azmi wrote, “Remembering Satyajit Ray .. Manik da for many of us”

These two names are big names of our industry, actress Shabana Azmi has worked with the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray in the film ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’ in the year 1977. Also, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter and commemorated Ray’s 100th birth anniversary by paying tribute to the lyricist and illustrator. “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,” she tweeted.

Satyajit Ray won National Film Awards and an honorary, Academy Award at the 64th Academy Awards in 1992. He was also bestowed with India’s highest award in cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, in 1984, and India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna, in 1992.

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