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LAATHI

Laathi showcases the sordid plight of a father after his retirement. Atindranath Bannerjee gets recognition and farewell after long-term service in a local school. Using his laathi (stick) he protests and saves an old woman from the lower strata of society being harassed on suspicion that she’s a kidnapper. When his sons and daughters in laws harass him, he uses ...

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MOUCHAK

Directed by Arabinda Mukhopadhyay, ‘Mouchak’ is an acclaimed 1975 comic film. Uttam Kumar and Sabitri Chattopadhyay’s brilliant chemistry fuels this sweet film further. The film is a laugh riot and focuses on Nitish Roy, his wife and his brother Sitish. Sitish was much loved and pampered by his sister in law who treated him like her own son. However, Sitish got ...

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SONAR KELLA 

Sonar Kella is a 1971 mystery novel and a 1974 film by the legendary director Satyajit Ray, and one of the rare successful adaptations from a bestselling book to a great film. A young boy named Mukul is obsessed with drawing pictures of golden fortress and claims that he remembers everything from his past life in Rajasthan and comes under ...

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GURU DAKSHINA

Guru Dakshina is a popular, classic film released in 1987, directed by Anjan Chowdhury. Starring RanjitMullick, Madhabi Mukherjee, Tapas Pal, Satabdi Roy, Kali Banerjee and Shakuntala Barua in leading roles. The film features superhit music by Bappi Lahiri. The tradition of Gurudakkhina means repaying one’s teacher or guru after completing one’s education. This tradition involves acknowledging the services of a ...

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SHAREY CHUATTER

Directed by Nirmal Dey, ‘Sharey Chuattor’ is a romantic comedy including the most famous faces from the industry in 1973 – Tulsi Chakraborty, Molina Debi, Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Bhanu Banerjee, Jahar Roy. The movie revolves around a condominium owned by Rajani Babu (Tulsi Chakraborty), where college students and office goers stay. A problem arises when Rajani Babu’s relative with her ...

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MEJO BOU

From Bablu Samaddar comes yet another family drama “Mejo Bou”. Sampa, who formerly was Barun’s office colleague is now his better half and “Mejo Bou” of the family. Barun’s other two sisters-in-law do not like her at all as she is not from a well to do family. But Sampa was able to earn the support of her brothers-in-law and ...

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