RAY Verdict: AVERAGE
OTT Platform: Netflix
- Ali Fazal as Ipsit Rama Nair
- Shweta Basu Prasad as Maggie
- Kay Kay Menon as Indrashish Shah
- Bidita Bag as Debashree Roy
- Rajesh Sharma as Suresh Sharma
- Manoj Bajpayee as Musafir Ali
- Gajraj Rao as Aslam Baig
- Harshvardhan Kapoor as Vikram “Vik” Arora
- Radhika Madan as Didi
Ray is an Indian web series created by Sayantan Mukherjee streaming on Netflix since 25th June, 2021. It is based on the works of Satyajit Ray and produced by Ajit Andhare, Tipping point and Viacom18 Studios. The series is jointly directed by Srijit Mukherji, Vasan Bala and Abhishek Chaubey and starring some great talents of Bollywood industry such as Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Harshvardhan Kapoor and Kay Kay Menon.
The series include 4 plots as the part of anthology:
- Forget Me Not by Srijit Mukherji
- Bahrupiya by Srijit Mukherji
- Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa by Abhishek Chaubey
- Spotlight by Vasan Bala
Firstly, the storyline of the all the plots is good and don’t let the audience down for even a single minute. Furthermore, the screenplay is average because irregularities in the series. Moreover, The dialogues of the series are not as good but these flaws against the brilliance of Satyajit Ray’s literacy, they seemed negligible. Lastly, The directors have done an innocent job and has been able to show all the characters with appropriate depth.
The cast of the 4 plots are great and have done a commendable job. For instance Ali Fazal is good in his space and has done a great job. Furthermore, Kay Kay Menon is excellent. Undoubtedly, Manoj Bajpayee is outstanding as always never lets you down by his performance. Harshvardhan Kapoor has also played his part nicely.