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The Goddess (1960)

Devi (original title)
A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal land-lord, has a dream envisioning her as an avatar of Kali.

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(story) (as Prabhat Kumar Mukhopadhyay), (screenplay)
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Umaprasad (as Soumitra Chattopadhyay)
Chhabi Biswas ...
Kalikinkar Roy
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Harasundari (as Karuna Bandyopadhyay)
Purnendu Mukherjee ...
Taraprasad (as Purnendu Mukhopadhyay)
Arpan Chowdhury ...
Khoka, child (as Shriman Arpan Chowdhury)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anil Bag
Khagesh Chakravarti ...
Kaviraj
Anil Chatterjee ...
Bhudeb (as Anil Chattopadhyay)
Arabinda Kumar Chowdhury
Shanta Devi ...
Mohammed Israil ...
Nibaran
Nagendranath Kabyabyakarantirtha ...
Priest
Bholanath Koyal ...
(as Bholanath Kayal)
Anil Mitra
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'Devi' focuses on a young woman who is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal land-lord, has a dream envisioning her as an avatar of Kali. Written by Anonymous

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19 February 1960 (India)  »

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The Goddess  »

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$93,215 (USA)
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Passable
27 September 1999 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The direction is taut, but the plot is thin on the ground, and the ending leaves something to be desired. Best part of the movie is undoubtedly the couple of Shyama sangeets thrown in.


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