Category: Bengali

Antarjali Jatra (1987)

Antarjali Jatra is a 1987 Bengali film directed by Gautam Ghose. Based on a novel named Mahayatra, by Kamal Kumar Majumdar, this film depicts the social ills like untouchability, polygamy and child marriage in the 19th century Bengal.

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Nagarik (1952)

Nagarik (Eng: The Citizen) is a 1952 Bengali film by Ritwik Ghatak, one of the stalwarts of the Indian Art Cinema. It is considered as one of the first examples of Bengali Art Cinema, preceding Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali.

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Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960)

Meghe Dhaka Tara (Eng: The Cloud Capped Star) is a 1960 Bengali film written and directed by Ritwik Ghatak. The film is based on a Bengali novel by the same name by Shaktipada Rajguru. Meghe Dhaka Tara is the first from the Partition trilogy by Ghatak, the other two being Komal Gandhar (1961) and Subamarekha (1962)

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Pather Panchali (1955)

Pather Panchali (Song of the little road) is a 1955 Bengali film directed by Satyajit Ray. The film is based on Bengali author Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay’s novel by the same name, published in 1929. This film is regarded as a landmark film in the history of Indian and World Cinema and is considered as one of the best films ever made.

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