Tag Archives: Ritwik Ghatak

Meghe Dhaka Tara / The Cloud-Caped Star (1990) Ritwik Ghatak, Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Drama, Musical

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“Meghe Dhaka Tara” tells the tragic story of the beautiful daughter of a middle-class refugee family from East Pakistan, living in the outskirts of Calcutta under modest circumstances. Neeta sacrifices everything for her family, including her personal happiness, her money, and her health, while her achievements are hardly ever recognized by the people around her.
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Titas Ekti Nodir Naam / A River Called Titas (1973) Ritwik Ghatak, Rosy Samad, Farid Ali, Fakrul Hasan Boiragi, Drama, Family

Titas Ekti Nodir Naam (1973)
A fisherman, Kishore, marries Basanti when he visits a nearby village. After their wedding night (during which the couple is almost too shy to speak), she is kidnapped on the river. When she is found, she has amnesia; although Basanti does not remember her new husband’s name or what he looks like, she remembers the name of his village. Ten years pass before she attempts to find him with their son, who sees his mother as a goddess. Some residents of Kishore’s village refuse to share food with Basanti and her son because of the ever-present threat of starvation.
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