Four stories, three directors, two writers and one legend! Netflix’s RAY is an anthology series with gripping stories inspired from the works of Indian film director Satyajit Ray (1921-1992). The series stars Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Kay Kay Menon and Harshvarrdhan Kapoor.
The trailer gives us a glimpse into these timeless stories as they come to life. With a plethora of emotions, the four tales – Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa, Forget Me Not, Bahrupiya and Spotlight, are full of twists, thrills and turns.
Which Indian superstars are in the cast? What is the plot of each short film? Where was the series shot? Discover the secrets of this amazing new series.
19 FACTS ABOUT RAY NETFLIX INDIA
RAY will premiere exclusively on Netflix on June 25, 2021.
Four tales of love, lust, betrayal and truth are tied together by the visionary writings of Satyajit Ray. Each story in RAY explores vulnerabilities and multiple shades of each character.
RAY features a stellar cast that includes Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao, Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose, Kay Kay Menon, Bidita Bag, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Radhika Madan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, among others.
The Indian series was directed by three film directors – Abhishek Chaubey, Srijit Mukherji and Vasan Bala.
Episode 1: Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa
Musafir Ali, a popular ghazal singer with a secret past and Baig, an ex-wrestler turned sports journalist, find themselves in each other’s company on a train journey. As conversations grow, Ali realises that this isn’t his first encounter with Baig.
They both met each other on a similar train journey ten years back. As their journey continues, Ali’s past searches for redemption in this satirical tale of two men and their intertwined fates. Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao
Episode 2: Forget Me Not
Ipsit, a cut-throat corporate shark prides himself on his vivid memory and his accolades. A man on his way to the top of the corporate ladder, charm comes naturally to Ipsit leaving his co-workers in awe.
Until a chance encounter with a woman, Rhea Saran sends him down a vortex of self-doubt as he fails to remember her. A gripping tale that plays out as a quirky thriller interspersed with dark and twisted humour.
Cast: Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose
Episode 3: Bahrupiya
Indrashish Shaha, a timid man who longs to be a make-up artist is stuck at a job he hates, has a failing relationship and a burdened life. After his grandmother passes away, she leaves him Bahuroopi, a book on making prosthetics.
He uses his skills to get back at people who he feels wronged him in life and mocks God, who he curses for the shortcomings in his life. The masks he creates go from being an armour to the cause of his downfall.
Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Bidita Bag, Dibyendu Bhattacharya
Episode 4: Spotlight
Vik, a young actor, finds popularity thanks to his ‘look’ after struggling to make it for some time. Typecast as the ‘One Look Vik’, he decides to get rid of the tag and prove himself.
His insecurities sky-rocket when he sees Divya Didi: a God lady who enraptures everyone. The tale follows their revelations, commonalities and plight.
Cast: Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Radhika Madan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor
TRAILER FORGET ME NOT STARRING ALI FAZAL
TRAILER HUNGAMA HAI KYON BARPA STARRING MANOJ BAJPAYEE AND GAJRAJ RAO
TRAILER BAHRUPIYA STARRING KAY KAY MENON
TRAILER SPOTLIGHT STARRING HARSHVARRDHAN KAPOOR
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