Satyajit Ray

Shonku on big screen

Print edition : March 03, 2018

Satyajit Ray's illustration for Nakur Babu o El Dorado, the Professor Shonku book that is being made into a movie by Sandip Ray. Photo: Courtesy: Sandip Ray

Satyajit Ray's illustration for Nakur Babu o El Dorado, the Professor Shonku book that is being made into a movie by Sandip Ray. Photo: Courtesy: Sandip Ray

Satyajit Ray's illustration for Nakur Babu o El Dorado, the Professor Shonku book that is being made into a movie by Sandip Ray. Photo: Courtesy: Sandip Ray

Sandip Ray in his study. He points out that his father often placed the whimsical scientist Shonku in places that he himself had never visited. Photo: Suhrid Sankar Chattopadhyay

Professor Shonku, the scientist-inventor who went on to become one of Satyajit Ray’s most popular fictional creations, will for the first time appear on the big screen in a film directed by Sandip Ray.
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