"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. Neeta sacrifices everything for her family, including her personal happiness, her money, and her health, while her achievements are hardly ever recognized by the people around her.
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This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #993. See more
When Nita meets her former lover at the tree near the pond (after about 90 minutes), a microphone is visible in the top left corner. See more
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