Oscar for Lifetime Achievement: Director Satyajit Ray (1992)
Films to be considered as All-Time 100 best movies: Apu Trilogy (Pather Panchali, Aparajito (1956) and Apur Sansar(1959)) by Satyajit Ray
The film ranks among the all-time Indian box office hits and has been described as "an all-time Indian blockbuster" and "perhaps India's most revered film".
India's equivalent of "Sunset Boulevard"
During the re-release the film ran for 25 weeks and probably there is no other example of any film running for 25 weeks in its re-release.