Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Date of Birth
Jul 03, 1941
Birth Place:
Adoor, Kerala, India

Biography

One of the most lauded directors in India, Adoor Gopalakrishnan has often been hailed as the filmmaker who has done the most to carry on the cinematic legacy of Satyajit Ray. The influence of Ray can be seen in his subtle, humanist, and carefully composed films -- all of them set in Kerala, the province of Southern India where he was raised -- but over the course of his career he has developed a...