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Soumitra Chatterjee was Satyajit Ray’s bona fide Bengali

From his breakout as the grown-up Apu in Satyajit Ray’s great trilogy, Soumitra Chatterjee – who has died of Covid–19 complications aged 85 – channelled the Indian filmmaker’s emotional authenticity across another 13 films, and acted in over 200 in total.

By Andrew Robinson

Soumitra Chatterjee was Satyajit Ray’s bona fide Bengali