To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good family man or husband. Still he was an artist who never compromised for personal gain, fame or profit. The story of the film starts in 1969 and deals with Ritwik Ghatak's time spent in a mental asylum. It shows Nilkantha being admitted to mental asylum under the supervision of Doctor S. P. Mukherjee. S. P. Mukherjee learns that the Prime Minister of India knows Nilkantha and is fond of his works and may request the hospital authority to take special care of him. In the hospital a police officer sees Nilkantha and tells Doctor Mukherjee that he is a wasted drunkard. Another patient of hospital mocks Nilkantha as "disgraced intellectual". Even he was undergoing treatment in the hospitals, he writes a play and stages it with other asylum patients. The film shows how Durga (Nilkantha's wife) wants to ...
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This is a biographical film about the Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak
. But the main character of this film named Nilkantha Bagchi, because this is the main character name in Ritwik Ghataks last film 'Jukti, Takko Aar Gappo' in which the director himself played the lead role highly influenced by his own sad biography. See more
Namaj amar hoilo na aday
Written By: Baul community.
Performed by Goutam Das Baul.
Special credit:Debojyoti Mishra. See more