Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad excited to be part of 'Ray'
With Forget me Not, weve drawn inspiration from him, his writings and tried to create a story thatll make you reminisce him while intriguing your thoughts, the actor said in a statement.Basu Prasad said Rays films were a huge part of her growing up years and she has fond memories of watching his films at her grandmothers house.I think it is a great way to introduce the Netflix generation to Rays written work and Im honored to be a part of this.
Describing Ray's personality as larger-than-life, Fazal said the filmmaker created a ''global impact'' with his contribution to literature and cinema.
''It is an honor to be a part of his universe, to be involved in a project that has such a strong connection with him. With 'Forget me Not', we've drawn inspiration from him, his writings and tried to create a story that'll make you reminisce him while intriguing your thoughts,'' the actor said in a statement.
Basu Prasad said Ray's films were a huge part of her growing up years and she has fond memories of watching his films at her grandmother's house.
''I think it is a great way to introduce the Netflix generation to Ray's written work and I'm honored to be a part of this. I remember going to my grandmother's house and watching 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne', 'Sonar Kella', these are all Ray films. My first reaction when I heard about 'Ray' was that of excitement. To me, being a part of a project that is named after India's finest filmmaker is a pride,'' she said.
A revolutionary filmmaker, an auteur, and the creator of the iconic ''Feluda'' series, Ray is also celebrated for writing some of the best short stories India has ever seen and the anthology takes inspiration from these stories. The other three stories in the upcoming anthology ''Ray'' are titled 'Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa', 'Bahrupiya', and 'Spotlight'.
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