The director Satyajit Ray passed away at age 70, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Satyajit Ray and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Regarded as one of the greatest Indian filmmakers in history. He was known for directing The Chess Players, Distant Thunder, and The Stranger.
He graduated with a degree in economics from Presidency College, Calcutta.
He was the recipient of an honorary Academy Award in 1992.
How did Satyajit Ray die?
Satyajit Ray's death was caused by heart block.
He was 70 years old. Mr. Ray (his name was pronounced satya-JIT RAY) received an honorary Academy Award last month for lifetime achievement in cinema. He had been suffering from a heart ailment compounded by breathing problems, and was admitted to Belle Vue Hospital in Calcutta on Jan.
|Cause of death||Heart block|
|Age of death||70 years|
|Birthday||May 2, 1921|
|Death date||April 23, 1992|
|Place of death||Kolkata, India|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Satyajit Ray
"I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs."Satyajit Ray
"Ever since Two Daughters I've been composing my own music."Satyajit Ray
"It was only after Pather Panchali had some success at home that I decided to do a second part. But I didn't want to do the same kind of film again, so I made a musical."Satyajit Ray
"When I'm shooting on location, you get ideas on the spot - new angles. You make not major changes but important modifications, that you can't do on a set. I do that because you have to be economical."Satyajit Ray
"You cannot go beyond a certain limit in your expenditure if you want to bring back money from your local market, which is very small after Pakistan."Satyajit Ray