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Lalsalu (2002)

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In this tragic-comic study of religious hypocrisy, a disreputable cleric convinces villagers that their community is home to a famous holyman's grave.

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Credited cast:
Towquir Ahmed
Masud Ali Khan
Raisul Islam Asad ...
Majid
Chandni
Amirul Haque Chowdhury
Chitralekha Guho
Munira Yusuf Memy ...
(as Munira Yuzuf Memy)
Ahsanul Haq Minu
Aly Zaker
Rawshan Zamil
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In this adaptation of Syed Waliullah's 1948 study of religious hypocrisy, a Muslim cleric arrives in a remote Bangladeshi farming community and gradually convinces the villagers that a dilapidated grave is actually the resting place of a famous holyman. The cleric, while pocketing the offerings left at the grave, quickly ascends to a position of great power in the village, first marrying one local woman before turning his sights on another. Written by sienel

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4 July 2003 (Bangladesh)  »

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