To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good... See full summary »
The plot revolves around three lives - a superstar, a young director and a theatre actress - and how their coming together during the process of making a film, changes them forever. The ... See full summary »
The plot revolves around a man who runs a school called "Hemlock Society" which teaches aspirants how to successfully commit suicide. He develops a bond with one of its students, Meghna (... See full summary »
Feluda and his gang gets invited to North Bengal by a wealthy Zamindar to solve a piece of a puzzle supposedly leading to buried "treasure", but things take a turn for the unexpected with a... See full summary »
Famous Bengali private investigator Pradosh C. Mitter (Feluda) is hired by wealthy businessman Dinnanath Lahiri. His suitcase has been accidentally exchanged with someone on the Kalka Mail.... See full summary »
Sen Gupta, a doctor who only treats upper-class patients, is forced to confront his own moral and medical beliefs as he discovers rural India during an unexpected stop at a village. He ... See full summary »
The musician duo of Goopi Gayin and Bagha Bayin make a comeback in this sequel, where they are invited to the court of the Hirak Raja (Diamond King), for their musical skills. They have to perform at the kingdom's Jubilee Celebrations. But coming to the kingdom, they use their natural goodness and curiosity to find out that all is not well in the kingdom. There is exploitation of poor farmers and diamond-miners. There are sycophant courtiers and ruthless armies. And there is a mad scientist with this Brain-washing machine. With the help of an upright school-master, Goopi and Bagha set out to correct the evils... with the help of their ghost-given skills, fast thinking and an impish sense of humour. Written by
Diptakirti Chaudhuri <email@example.com>
Satyajit Ray's skills as a screenplay writer is cemented after this movie. Almost the whole of the screenplay is in poetic form. With every sentence in a rhythmic tone with its previous sentence. The comic relief is astounding. Being the second in line of the Goopy-Bagha series it had a lot of expectations. But it fulfilled all its expectations to the brim. With some amazing songs, tunes, coupled with a wonderful screenplay and exquisite acting, it makes one of the greatest movies of the Bengali film industry.
Rabi Ghosh and Tapan Chatterjee reprise their role of Goopi and Bagha. Coupled with Utpal Dutta as the scheming king Of Hirak, the land of diamonds and Soumitra Chatterjee, the honest school teacher, this is one helluva movie that I feel no Bengali should miss. The dialogs used in this movie are famous all over the Bong fraternity. This is yet another feather in Ray's cap.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?