By Aditya Chakrabarty(19 Jul 2010)
Mushalmanir Galpo, the last story written by Rabindranath Tagore a couple of months before his death has made into a film with his 150th death anniversary (Bengali calendar) just around the corner. starring Mumtaz Sarkar, Sudip Mukherjee, Indrajeet, Biplab Chatterjee, Locket Chatterjee and others. It tells us about the story of Kamala born during those turbulent times when Having a daughter at home was a curse of God.Kamal was brought by her uncle and married off to Nityananda .Both of them were attacked by a dacoit named Madhumallar and her husband ran away leaving her alone. She was rescued by a man called Hobir Khan who gave her shelter and started teaching her ways to protect herself.Kamal becomes Meharjan at the end of the film and rescues her sister from Madhumallar.
The story tells us how beautifully Hindus existed with Muslims and how united they were and tells us about Hobir Khan who treated all religions alike and gave respect to each religion as Goddess Durga was also worshipped in his Hindu Mahal.