Satyajit Ray’s favourite actor, reportedly, with whom he did no less than 14 films. The ‘Feluda’ etched in our minds. Unforgettable performances in the Apu Trilogy. Soumitra Chatterjee is one actor who needs no introduction. The handsome star who gave tough competition to Matinee Idol Uttam Kumar – Tollywood’s biggest superstar, turns a year younger today. Right from his debut film Apur Sansar, the stalwart actor has blessed us with many cinematic masterpieces which we still hold close to our heart. His acting skills are revered in the movie fraternity. Needless to say, the actor has many accolades to his name. He was the first Indian film personality to be awarded with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France’s highest award for artistes. He is also the winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and France’s highest civilian award — the coveted Legion of Honor. And what better way to celebrate his 85th birthday than by watching his movies? We got you a handy list of Soumitra Chatterjee movies you can watch on ZEE5.
Ganashatru is a classic collaboration between Ray and Chatterjee. It is the tale of a doctor who tries to warn his townsfolk about the contamination of temple water. But due to everyone’s superstitions, all his warnings go unheard and he becomes the most-hated person and the enemy of the people. What happens next? Watch to find out.