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Khandhar (1984 - Hindi)

Khandhar cumulative rating: 6 out of 103/5 (5 users)

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Director:

Mrinal Sen

Genre:

Drama

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Khandhar synopsis (Story)

Three friends from the city visit some ruins where an aged mother (Gita Sen) and her daughter Jamini (Shabana Azmi) live. Mother awaits the arrival of a distant cousin to marry Jamini but the man is already married and living in Calcutta. The photographer Subhash (Naseeruddin Shah) takes pity on the family and pretends to be the awaited suitor. The mother dies contented but when the threesome leave again, Jamini stays behind facing a life of loneliness in the ruins. The movie is based on a short story of Prememdra Mitra, noted author, film director and film producer, called 'Telenapota ... » Read Full Story 

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Mrinal Sen's "Khandhar" is a beautifully structured film. There is a brevity and concentration in its cinematic handling and each movement of the camera seems to capture something relevant and graceful against an idyllic background, with just the right touch of mystery and sadness about it. Three young men go to a place called Telenapota where they encounter a young woman and her old and ailing mother living by themselves amidst the ruins of their ancestral home. The two women are waiting for the girl's lover to return and marry her. Their present encounter with the visitors leads ...By Dipen» Read full review

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Also spelt like: Khandar, Khandhaar

Khandhar is a Drama hindi movie, directed by Mrinal Sen, starring Shabana Azmi, Annu Kapoor, Pankaj Kapur, Gita Sen along with others. Khandhar story goes like this: Three friends from the city visit some ruins where an aged mother (Gita Sen) and her daughter Jamini (Shabana Azmi) live. Mother awaits the arrival of a distant cousin to marry Jamini but the man is already married and living in Calcutta. The photographer Subhash (Naseeruddin Shah) takes pity on the Here, on the movie page, you will find every thing that you need to know. 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 Khandhar movie review posted by the movie buffs.