Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury


Born
in Mymensingh, British Indian Ocean Territory
May 10, 1863

Died
December 20, 1915


Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury (Bangla: উপেনদরকিশোর রাযচৌধুরী), also known as Upendrokishore Ray (উপেনদরকিশোর রায) was a famous writer, painter, violin player and composer, technologist and entrepreneur.

He was the father of the famous writer Sukumar Ray and grandfather of the renowned film-maker Satyajit Ray. Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury was a product and leading member of the Brahmo Movement that spearheaded the cultural rejuvenation of Bengal. As a writer he is best known for his collection of folklore; as a printer he pioneered in India in the art of engraving and was the first to attempt color printing at the time when engraving and color printing were also being pioneered in the West.

Upendrakishore was born on 12 May 1863 in a little vil
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