A lonely middle-aged woman is forced by circumstance to let out her house to a film crew. She is attracted to the charming director and he exploits this fact to suit his purposes.

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Banalata
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Deepanakar (as Chiranjeet Chakraborty)
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Malati (as Sudipta Chakraborty)
Surya Chatterjee ...
Prasanna
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Sudeshna Mitra (as Rupa Gangooly)
Abhishek Chatterjee ...
Abhijeet
Shivprasad Mukerjee ...
Debashish
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Kaushik Bose
Subir Chanda
Rukkmini Ghosh ...
Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay ...
(as Shiboprosad Mukherjee)
Chandan Sen
Ashoke Viswanathan
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A lonely middle-aged woman is forced by circumstance to let out her house to a film crew. She is attracted to the charming director and he exploits this fact to suit his purposes.

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