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Netflix Gives Us A Glimpse of ‘Ray’, Releasing June 25, 2021!

Netflix Gives Us A Glimpse of ‘Ray’, Releasing June 25, 2021!

~Based on Satyajit Ray’s short stories, the anthology series stars Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Kay Kay Menon, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, amongst others~ 

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Mumbai, May 28, 2021: Four tales of love, lust, betrayal and truth tied together by the visionary writings of Satyajit Ray. Each story in ‘Ray’, the upcoming Netflix anthology, explores vulnerabilities and multiple shades of each character.  Complemented by a stellar cast  that includes Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao, Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose, Kay Kay Menon, Bidita Bag, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Radhika Madan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, among others. Directed  by Abhishek Chaubey, Srijit Mukherji and Vasan Bala, the anthology series will premiere exclusively on Netflix on June 25, 2021. 

Producer: Viacom 18’s Tipping Point

Creator/showrunner: Sayantan Mukherjee

Director: Srijit Mukherji, Vasan Bala, Abhishek Chaubey

Writer: Niren Bhatt, Siraj Ahmed

Cast:  Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao, Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose,Kay Kay Menon, Bidita Bag, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Radhika Madan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor

‘Ray' is set to premiere on 25 June, exclusively on Netflix! 

 

About Ray:

A revolutionary film maker, an auteur, and the creator of the iconic Feluda series, Satyajit Ray is also celebrated for writing some of the best short stories India has ever seen. Vastly varying in genre and style, these stories are full of thrills, twists and turns with a strong emotional core keeping you completely hooked till the end. For the first time ever we present four such passionately curated stories under Ray.

About Netflix: 

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with 208 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

 

Additional information: 

Ep1: Hungama  Hai Kyon Barpa

Musafir Ali, a popular ghazal singer with a secret past and Baig, an ex-wrestler turned sports journalist, find themselves in each other's company on a train journey. As conversations grow, Ali realises that this isn’t his first encounter with Baig. They both met each other on a similar train journey ten years back.  As their journey continues, Ali’s past searches for redemption in this satirical tale of two men and their intertwined fates. 

Director: Abhishek Chaubey

Writer: Niren Bhatt

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao

Ep: 2: Forget Me Not 

Ipsit, a cut-throat corporate shark prides himself on his vivid memory and his accolades. A man on his way to the top of the corporate ladder, charm comes naturally to Ipsit leaving his co-workers in awe. Until a chance encounter with a woman, Rhea Saran sends him down a vortex of self-doubt as he fails to remember her. A gripping tale that plays out as a quirky thriller interspersed with dark and twisted humour. 

Director: Srijit Mukherji

Writer: Siraj Ahmed

Cast: Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose

Ep: 3: Bahrupiya 

Indrashish Shaha, a timid man who longs to be a make-up artist is stuck at a job he hates, has a failing relationship and a burdened life. After his grandmother passes away, she leaves him Bahuroopi, a book on making prosthetics.  He uses his skills to get back at people who he feels wronged him in life and mocks God, who he curses for  the shortcomings in his life. The masks he creates go from being an armour to the cause of  his downfall. 

Director: Srijit Mukherji

Writer: Siraj Ahmed

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Bidita Bag, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Ep:4: Spotlight

Vik, a young actor, finds popularity thanks to his ‘look’ after struggling to make it for some time. Typecast as the ‘One Look Vik’ He decides to get rid of the tag and prove himself. His insecurities sky-rocket when he sees Divya Didi: a God lady who enraptures everyone. The tale follows their revelations, commonalities and plight.  

Director: Vasan Bala

Writer: Niren Bhatt 

Cast: Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Radhika Madan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor

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