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Charulata (1964 - Bengali)

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Director:

Satyajit Ray

Producer:

R. D. Bansal

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1In 1879, in Calcutta lives a wealthy young intellectual Bhupati Dutta, who edits and publishes a political weekly in english "The Sentinel". His graceful, sensitive wife, Charu, spends her time doing needlework and reading Bengali novel. Sensing his wife's loneliness, Bhupati decides to invite Umapada (Charu's older brother) & his wife Mandakini to live with them in Calcutta. Umapada arrives and assumes the managership of the magazine. Mandakini, a rustic unlettered girl, chatters away while Charu continues with her earlier pursuits. At this point arrives the literary-minded Amol, ... » Read Full Story 

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In an interview Satyajit Ray observes, "Charulata is, per haps, the film of least flaws I have made so far". Amal arrives in a bold striped, flying hair and raised umbrella in the middle of the first storm, just when the surface calm of the couple's daily routine has been established, but we have evidence of the wife's inner restlessness. It is literary cliche, so worn out that even in transposing it to the cinema, Ray clothes it in the disguise of Amal's comical cry ---"Haray Muraray..."( O Krishna, the slayer of the demons) ! That cry has a self- consciousness which reflects the ...By Dipen» Read full review

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Also spelt like: Chaarulata, Charulota

Charulata is a Classical, Drama bengali movie, directed by Satyajit Ray, starring Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Sailen Mukhopadhyay, Shyamal Ghosal along with others. Charulata story goes like this: 1In 1879, in Calcutta lives a wealthy young intellectual Bhupati Dutta, who edits and publishes a political weekly in english "The Sentinel". His graceful, sensitive wife, Charu, spends her time doing needlework and reading Bengali novel. Sensing his wife's loneliness, Bhupati decides to invite Umap Here, on the movie page, you will find every thing that you need to know. Get the up-to-date news updates of Charulata, as it happens. Then you can see some movie stills and other images too. Check out what others are saying about the movie on twitter. Check out the Charulata movie review posted by the movie buffs.