Bimal is a taxi-driver in a small town. His taxi is his only companion and, although very battered, it is the apple of Bimal's eye. The film shows the love of taxi driver Bimal and his pathetic vehicle Jagaddal.
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Set in the contentious 1950s, the film's plot is structured around the rivalry of two radical theatre groups. One is lead by Bhrigu, the other by Shanta. Shanta's niece Anusuya participates in Bhrigu's work to the disapproval of her own group. When the two groups join together for a production, Shanta deliberately sabotages it. Bhrigu and Anusuya both discover they are both refugees separated from their country (Bangladesh) and they fall in love. Eventually Anusuya, scheduled to marry Samar and move to France, decides to stay with Bhrigu. Written by
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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