A project to develop the movie locations used by one of India’s most famous filmmakers has been unveiled.

People who have booked¬†flights to Kolkata¬†may find that they are able to follow a trail dedicated to the work of Satyajit Ray, one of India’s most famous directors.Asian Lite reported that the West Bengal government has prioritised the project, which will pay homage to the iconic director and composer who is known throughout the film industry.

The news provider revealed that Ray’s son Sandip and one of his former crew members are helping to identify the locations used in some of his movies.

During his lifetime, Ray directed 37 films and wrote more than 40, as well as being involved in the composition of movie scores.

He was given an honorary Academy Award shortly before his death in 1992 for his contribution to film making.

An official from the West Bengal government explained that the trail taking tourists along a route to see some of the locations from Ray’s movies is likely to start in the Shantiniketan district of Kolkata.

Written by Alex Cochrane

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