Legends are defined by their masterpieces. A Bengali drama film, Pather Panchali is the first film to have been directed by the cinematic visionary Satyajit Ray. Starring Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee and Subir Banerjee, the plot of this movie follows a poor Bengali family. The mother is left with the burden of taking care of her kin once her husband leaves to pursue a writing career in another city. The mother and her two children, along with a relative, live a simple and happy life until life starts to throw a series of catastrophic situations at them. Based on an acclaimed novel by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay and the first movie in The Apu Trilogy, this 2-time National Award-winning film is an exquisite gripper.
Masterpiece by the Maestro
23 Apr, 2012