Ray Teaser: This Netflix anthology starring Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Kay Kay Menon gives us a glimpse based on the stories of Satyajit Ray
On Friday, Netflix dropped the teaser of the upcoming anthology series, Ray. The anthology is based on the stories of revolutionary filmmaker, Satyajit Ray. The series stars Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Gajraj Rao, Kay Kay Menon, Bidita Bag, Anindita Bose, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, and Radhika Madan among others. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, Srijit Mukherji, and Vasan Bala, it is slated to release on Netflix on June 25.
For the unversed, Satyajit Ray was the creator of the iconic Feluda series and he had also written short stories that are some of his best works. Ray is based on some of his short stories.
Episode one is titled Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa, is about Musafir Ali, ‘a popular ghazal singer with a secret past’, and Baig, ‘a wrestler-turned-sports journalist’. They share a train journey and find out that they’ve met before. The episode is directed by Abhishek Chaubey and it stars Manoj Bajpayee and Gajraj Rao.
Episode two, is titled Forget Me Not, is a ‘thriller’ about Ipsit played by Ali Fazal and a woman named Rhea (Shweta Basu Prasad). It is directed by Srijit Mukherji. Episode three, titled Bahrupiya, is also directed by Srijit and it stars Kay Kay Menon and Bidita Bag. Episode four is directed by Vasan Bala and stars Harshvarrdhan Kapoor and the episode is titled Spotlight.
Take a look at the teaser of Ray here.
Netflix had earlier served its audiences with anthologies like Lust Stories, Ghost Stories, and Pitta Kathalu. Their latest anthology was Ajeeb Daastaans.
We are already excited about the anthology as it celebrates Satyajit Ray’s legacy. Are you too excited? Do let us know.