Director Sujoy Ghosh planning to make a short film on Satyajit Ray’s story ‘Anukul’

Director Sujoy Ghosh has announced that he will be making a short film based on legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s story titled ‘Anukul’.

Sujoy Ghosh Director Sujoy Ghosh planning to make a short film on Satyajit Ray’s story ‘Anukul’ Source : Press

Director Sujoy Ghosh has announced that he will be working on one of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s stories. Sujoy announced on his twitter profile that he will be making a short film Ray’s story ‘Anukul’. “Finally. I get to make a Satyajit Ray story. Short film but one step at a time. The Ray story I am making is ANUKUL. if you can read up.. one of my top ten stories,” the director posted in a series of tweets.

Satyajit Ray is widely respected in the film fraternity all over the world and is regarded as one of the great filmmakers of 20th century. In his career, Ray directed 36 films which included feature films, short films and documentaries. Other than being a director, Ray was also a writer, composer and illustrator. He went on to write many stories and novels, which were primarily aimed at children. Ray also created popular fictional characters like ‘Feluda’ and ‘Professor Shonku’.

‘Anukul’ is one of the stories written by Ray in the science fiction genre. It revolves around a robot servant capable of thinking, talking and behaving like a human being. The story is regarded as being ahead of its time by writers.

Sujoy directed another short story titled ‘Ahalya’ which released to immense appreciation in 2015. His last outing ‘Kahaani 2’ fared averagely at the box office and could not sustain like the first instalment in the series. Any other details about the short film’s cast and crew are yet to be announced. 

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