MAYA BAZAAR

By Joydeep GHOSH

NATIONAL FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION / NFDC INDIA (LTD) - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2009

A film about three stories on rhythms of absence….. SMRITI (Memories), SATVA (Soul), and BHABHISHAT (Future). All these films are based on logical realities.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • INDIA
    • Languages
    • BENGALI
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Joydeep GHOSH
    • Writer(s)
    • Joydeep GHOSH
    • Synopsis
    • Smriti is the story of a young widow Kuhu, who is engulfed by the memory of her husband . So powerful is this obsession, that whenever she takes on a lover, that man slowly starts changing into her dead husband. The story of Kuhu's memories and loneliness, is narrated by Nishit to his lady friend when they meet in a bar.
      Satwa is the story of Dhritin, a painter who lives in a big house with his step mother. While looking at a set of photos of old Calcutta clicked by his friend Shomok, he sees the photo the girl who frequents his dreams. When asked, Shomok says it's his sister Bonolota, who lives far away. Dhritin goes to Shomok's country house in Nijhumpur, where the caretaker Kalida tells him about Bonolota, who was drowned in a pond. Dhritin feels the presence of Bonolota in the house and slowly starts getting obsessed with her, his obsession grows to such extent that one day he creates her out of thin air and starts living with that created image of Bonolota
      Bhobisshot is about Mahesh, a professsor of mathematics and Harinath, a professor of philosophy. Mahesh is an atheist and Harinath is a believer.
      The argument goes on and through various incidents they come face to face with the absolute truth of life, which is death.
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