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A portray of time and place and struggle called Calcutta
This is a portray of a time (50's and 60's Calcutta) which witnessed sacrifice for art and culture in the backdrop of huge opression, poverty and partition. In my opinion it is the landmark movie that stands out because of its content and music and story telling style. Probably people identify him/herself with this movie to a great extent that it brings back the tune of nostalgia and responsibility.
Too bad that the print is not being re-mastered or restored
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