About

In 1870s India, Charulata (Madhabi Mukherjee) is an isolated, artistically inclined woman who sees little of her busy journalist husband, Bhupati (Sailen Mukherjee). Realizing that his wife is alienated and unhappy, he convinces his cousin, Amal (Soumitra Chatterjee), to spend time with Charulata and nourish her creative impulses. Amal is a fledgling poet himself, and he and Charulata bond over th...

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Directed by

Satyajit Ray

Written by

Satyajit Ray (Screenplay)
Rabindranath Tagore (Story)
Baiju Bawra (Lyricist)
Ramnidhi Gupta (Lyricist)
Jaidev (Lyricist)
Ram Mohan Roy (Lyricist)
Tansen (Lyricist)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

India

Language

Bengali

Cast

Keywords

19th century writer india calcutta based on short story newspaper editor swing

Lists

#412 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?