MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 23,458 this week

Bhuvan Shome (1969)

 -  Comedy | Drama
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 155 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 1 critic

Bhuvan Shome is a lonely widower, a proud old man and a strict disciplinarian. Looking back on the trodden path, strewn with staunch determination and drab attitudes, Bhuvan Shome, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (story), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 98 titles
created 14 Feb 2011
 
list image
a list of 30 titles
created 10 Nov 2011
 
a list of 16 titles
created 21 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 24 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 122 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Bhuvan Shome" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bhuvan Shome (1969)

Bhuvan Shome (1969) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bhuvan Shome.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

"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. ... See full summary »

Director: Ritwik Ghatak
Stars: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee
The Stranger (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray
Stars: Dipankar Dey, Mamata Shankar, Bikram Bhattacharya
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Apu is a jobless former student dreaming vaguely of a future as a writer. An old college friend talks him into a visit up-country to a village wedding. This changes his life, for when the ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray
Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty
Adventure | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers...

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
Stars: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley
Charulata (1964)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.

Director: Satyajit Ray
Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee
Genesis (1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A parable of man's exploitation of his fellow man. A weaver and a farmer live peacefully on the edge of a desert until, one day, a woman wanders into their world, and her presence slowly disrupts their routine existence.

Director: Mrinal Sen
Stars: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri
Khandhar (1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Subhash is a photographer from the city, who has come to take pictures of some old temples and ruins in a village. Ruins fascinate him. While in the village, he gets acquainted with a young... See full summary »

Director: Mrinal Sen
Stars: Shabana Azmi, Annu Kapoor, Pankaj Kapur
Ajantrik (1958)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Ritwik Ghatak
Stars: Kali Bannerjee, Gangapada Basu, Satindra Bhattacharya
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Mrinal Sen
Stars: Satya Bannerjee, Gita Sen, Mamata Shankar
Paras-Pathar (1958)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An underpaid middle-aged clerk finds a 'parash pathar', a stone that changes iron to gold on touch.

Director: Satyajit Ray
Stars: Tulsi Chakraborty, Kali Bannerjee, Ranibala
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Mrinal Sen
Stars: Shabana Azmi, Shreeram Lagoo, Aparna Sen
Nagarik (1952)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Ritwik Ghatak
Stars: Ajit Banerjee, Kali Bannerjee, Gangapada Basu
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Utpal Dutt ...
Bhuvan Shome
Suhasini Mulay ...
Gauri
Shekhar Chatterjee ...
(as Sekhar Chatterjee)
Sadhu Meher ...
Jadhav Patel
Punya Das
Rochak Pandit
Edit

Storyline

Bhuvan Shome is a lonely widower, a proud old man and a strict disciplinarian. Looking back on the trodden path, strewn with staunch determination and drab attitudes, Bhuvan Shome, a throughtly unenchanted man, seeks escape in a holiday. Off to duck shooting in Gujarat, Bhuvan Shome little ralises that the rejuvenation adventure would hurl him into a world so apart that he would find it the most joyful experience in his life. His new world consists of simple, uninitiated village folks, a bullock-cart drive, marauding buffalo and Gouri. In Gouri, Bhuvan Shome finds a fresh, throbbing pulse in a dying world. And suddenly everything lights up, perhaps heightening his sense of isolation, in his new found joy. Written by annonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Also Known As:

Mr. Shome  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The maker's felt Amitabh Bachchan's name was too long; hence this was only time he was credited with his first name only. See more »

Connections

Featured in And the Show Goes on: Indian Chapter (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Perhaps the most touching movie ever made in India! Incredible!!!
3 March 2001 | by (Detroit, Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

Mrinal Sen's low-budget film is one of the most touching movie. He brings out the nuances in this simple yet touching story so poignantly. No special effects, no dramatic moments! Just simple depiction captured on film to move the audience. The performers were so natural in their portrayal of the characters and effectively communicated & shared their feelings/ emotions/ attitudes with the audience. An exceptional artistic endeavour!


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is Bhuvan Shome available in DVD , VHS, or any format? troza
Watch Bhuvan Shome Online afy101
Discuss Bhuvan Shome (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?