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Padma Nadir Majhi (1993)

Not Rated | | Drama | 11 September 1993 (Canada)
Hossain, a Bengali Muslim wants to establish a little Utopia on an island in the Padma delta. He doesn't care if the people who populate it are Hindu or Muslim.

Director:

Goutam Ghose

Writers:

Manik Bandopadhaya (novel), Goutam Ghose
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Cast

Credited cast:
Raisul Islam Asad Raisul Islam Asad ... Kuber
Champa ... Mala
Rupa Ganguly ... Kopila
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amirul Haque Chowdhury Amirul Haque Chowdhury
Utpal Dutt ... Hussain Miah
Humayun Faridi
K.S. Firoz K.S. Firoz
Rabi Ghosh ... Aminuddi (as Robi Ghosh)
Azizul Hakim
Syed Hasan Imam
Tandra Islam Tandra Islam
Abul Khair Abul Khair ... Pitam Khuro
Keramat Mawla Keramat Mawla ... Nokul
Ahsanul Haq Minu Ahsanul Haq Minu ... Gonsha
Mukti Mukti ... Kuber's Daughter
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Storyline

Hossain is a Bengali Muslim with an idealistic vision: he wants to establish a little utopia on an island in the Padma delta. He doesn't care if the people who populate it are Hindu or Muslim. It is 1947, just before the partition of India, and the Hindu fisherman Kuber briefly accepts an offer by Hossain to ferry some of the community's cargo from the island. He would be fishing, except that all the fish he usually catches have been driven away by a big storm. In the process of getting the cargo, he gets to see what the colony is like and, even though he is fully aware of the gripes of a former colony member and the limitations of it, comes to share some of the Utopia vision. When he returns to his home and a variety of unfortunate events make it in his best interest to leave, he knows just where to go. Written by Swarup Basak

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Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India | Bangladesh

Language:

Bengali

Release Date:

11 September 1993 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Boatman of the River Padma See more »

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One of the best bangladeshi movie ..
28 December 1998 | by shahbaz-2See all my reviews

Good movie in all respects. Good acting by Raisul Islam Asad, Champa and Rupa Gangooly. Adaptation of great BENGALI novel "Padma Nadir Majhi" by Manik Gangooly in film areana has been done with perfection.


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