Another of Ray’s magnamous epic creations, “Ghare Baire” deals with the Swadeshi movement & a violent love story on the backdrop of the volatile Indian Freedom movement. An absolute classic of its kind, this film won awards & acknowledgements throughout the planet. The film was finished in 1983 & released in 1984. Though critics rate “Charulata” as a better depiction of Tagore’s novella than “Ghare-Baire”, still it can be rated as one of the best examples of technical work & method acting. Tagore’s complex novel was extremely hard to be converted to an effective screenplay. Nevertheless Ray’s eloquency converted that impossible to mundane reality. The background music by Ray has it’s familiarity as well as its uniqueness. Art direction & camera work (Barun Raha) have been belligerent & classy. The songs used by Ray have been effective & at par with the diversified story line. The performances infront of the camera have been terrific. Soumitra Chattopadhyay as the multilayered Sandip, Victor Banerjee as the introvert Nikhilesh & Swatikha Sengupta as the confused Bimala created a dejavu of the 1930’s. The film discourses the socio-political background during the Swadeshi movement & its effect on individuals from varied social stratums. The supporting cast of Manoj Mitra, Jennifer Kapoor & others had also been brilliant. “Ghare Baire” will live as one of the stupendous Indian film of all times. Worth a watch!