Ray is an Indian anthology web series on Netflix created by Sayantan Mukherjee. The series is directed by Srijit Mukherji, Vasan Bala and Abhishek Chaubey. It is produced by Ajit Andhare, Tipping point and Viacom18 Studios. The series features Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Harshvardhan Kapoor and Kay Kay Menon in key roles. The anthology contains four stories, inspired by the works of renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray.
The four stories included as part of the anthology are: Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa by Abhishek Chaubey: Based on Satyajit Ray’s short story Barin Bhowmik-er Byaram (transl. Barin Bhowmick’s Ailment) and is about two people – one being Musafir Ali (Manoj Bajpayee), a popular performer and the other being Aslam Beig (Gajraj Rao) a wrestler turned sports journalist who meet on a train journey and a much earlier link between them.
Bahrupiya by Srijit Mukherji: Based on Ray’s short story Bahurupi (transl. Multi-character) The story is about Indrashish (Kay Kay Menon) an office employee who gets hold of a valuable book on the art of prosthetics passed down to him by his grandmother.