- Satyajit Ray’s 1955 masterpiece Pather Panchali has been declared the best Indian film of all time by the Indian chapter of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).
- Pather Panchali, an adaptation of Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s Bengali novel of the same name, is widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made.
- This Bengali-language drama marked Satyajit Ray’s directorial debut and counts the likes of Wes Anderson, Christopher Nolan and Martin Scorsese among its admirers.
- Pather Panchali is the first film in Ray’s Apu trilogy, which is followed by Aparajito and Apur Sansar.
Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali declared best Indian film of all time by International Federation of Film Critics
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