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Sajano Bagan

Sajano Bagan
Written and directed by Manoj Mitra

Of the uncontainable spirit of life and earth

Banchharam's orchard laden with the riches of the earth is beautiful, an object of desire. It represents the culmination of man's efforts in conjunction with nature. Banchha has nurtured the garden all his life. He gazes wonder eyed as the silver dewdrops glisten on leaves and the watermelons swell with sweetness. So far he has guarded the garden successfully from marauding cows and greedy men. Even Zamindar Chhakori who has always grabbed whatever took his fancy died his expectations unfulfilled.

But thirty years have passed Banchha is old and alone, unable to take care of the garden as he used to. Chhakori's ghost who haunts the garden exults at the prospect
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Galpo Hekim Saheb

Galpo Hekim Saheb
Written and directed by Manoj Mitra

Bengal a hundred and fifty years back, ordinary lives are like chaff before the whims of Zamindars, Talukdars, Tahasildars and all those dictated by the British Raj's Permanent Settlement.

Two such Talukdars are at the crux of Galpo Hekim Saheb - Wali Khan of Dariaganj and Pashupati Poddar of Palashpur. Locked horns in their lust for wealth and power they heap hardships on their subjects. If one snatches a courtesan to snub his rival, another conspires to persuade a hekim to switch sides.

The Hekim Saheb of Dariyaganj is much valued because his medicines help the impoverished villagers and ensure the flow of revenue with the talukdars doing nothing to help them. That doesn't mean the Hekim is any more prosperous than the rest. He liv
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