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Anthology Based On Satyajit Ray’s Short Stories Released Today: Twitter Gives Its Verdict

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Ray review: Netflix anthology Ray which is a modern-day retelling of four short stories by filmmaker Satyajit Ray had an OTT premier on June 25.  The anthology, released as four separate episodes, each capturing a short story, features Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Gajraj Rao, Kay Kay Menon and Shweta Basu Prasad among others.

The show tells four different stories inspired by Satyajit Ray’s short stories- Spotlight, Bahurupiya, Forget Me Not, and Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa portraying four different emotions of betrayal, ego, revenge and envy. With four episodes named on the short stories of Satyajit Ray, the series shows the journey of the characters lives, their vulnerabilities, and multiple shades of their personalities.

Actor Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor tweeted from his official account urging people to watch the classic stories of Satyajit Ray come alive.

 

Talking about the show, a viewer called Ray “Simply outstanding” ad recommended everyone to watch the show.

Another viewer praised the show writing, “It is a culmination of prolific filmmaker’s iconic stories and fierce hard work put in by a passionate team. (sic.)”

After watching Forget Me Not, one of the four stories in the show, a viewer praised the show calling it one of the best anthology adaptations. His tweet read, “Just watched “Forget me not” on Netflix directed by @srijitspeaketh, based on Satyajit Ray’s short story, “Bipin Choudhurir Smritibhram”. Must say, one of the best anthology adaptation ever. And what an acting by Ali Fazal. Just amazing. #Ray”

“RAY is perhaps the best Netflix Indian web series based on the works of the legendary satyajit ray. Must watch for everyone,” wrote one twitter user.

Here are some other tweets about the Netflix anthology Ray: