Film: "Chauranga"; Cast: Sanjay Suri, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Anshuman Jha, Soham Maitra, Dhritiman Chatterjee and Riddhi Sen; Directed by: Bikas Ranjan Mishra; Ratings: **
"Chauranga" is the story of young Dalit boy Santu and his aspirations to become educated and improve his life. Instead, he only gets to look after a pig all day, because of the rigid caste system prevalent in his village.
Writer-director Bikas Ranjan Mishra has picked up a pertinent issue of caste system and through his film depicts how in their daily lives Dalits are suppressed, meted out unfair treatment and have no right to better their lives.
Soham Maitra as Santu effortlessly delivers a power-packed performance as the rebel Dalit boy. Whether it is at the futility of his love for the Zamindar's daughter or the fact that trains» Read full review
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