Chander Pahar is the journey to the fabled, 'Mountain Of The Moon', in search of gold and diamond mines, up against threats as vivid and varied as lurking snakes, pouncing lions, poisonous flora, the fury of an active volcano and a seemingly, almost supernatural mythical horror 'The Bunyip' the guardian angel of the diamond cave. However it is also the story of grit and determination, a story of following one's dream against all odds and emerging victorious, a story about a young lad called Shankar who faced with the prospect of having to make a living as a factory worker in his impoverished village, bids farewell to his family in Keutia, Rural Bengal and through his aid Prasad Das Banopadhay who happens to work for the Uganda railway head office sets sail to the Dark Continent to work as the station master in Nakuru station, it's a dream come true for Shankar who has always envisioned himself as a Expeditionary and holds good knowledge in world geography and map reading.
In 1909, one Indian dared to explore Africa in search of the...
10 January 2014 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Mountain of the Moon
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Opening Weekend: INR 13,600,000
20 December 2013, Limited Release
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Construction of the Uganda Railways began in 1896 and finished at the line's terminus, Kisumu, on the eastern shore of Lake Victoria, in 1901. See more
The "Mountain of the Moon" is calling out to us.
In the background of the rolling title credits, Shankar's steamer can be seen sailing. See more
Followed by The Amazon Expedition
Chander Pahar Theme
Composed by Indraadip Dasgupta
Performed by Arijit Singh See more