Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

The film is a coming-of-age story of a young boy named Apu, and life in his small Indian village in the early years of the 20th century. Apu is born to a poor Brahmin family in Bengal. His father Harihar is a priest who dreams of becoming a successful poet and a playwright; he does not earn enough, but the mother Sarbajaya keeps the family going. Because of their limited resources, Sarbajaya resents having to share her home with Harihar’s elderly cousin: the old and helpless cripple Indir. Apu’s sister Durga is always getting into trouble for stealing guavas from the neighbour’s orchards for Indir. She cares for Apu like a good older sister but loves to affectionately tease him. Together, they make do with what they have and enjoy the simple joys of life.

Director: Satyajit Ray, Ashish Barman, Santi Chatterjee, Subir Hajra
Casts: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Chunibala Devi, Uma Das Gupta, Subir Banerjee, Runki Banerjee, Reba Devi, Aparna Devi, Tulsi Chakraborty, Haren Banerjee, Rampada Das
Countrys: India

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
8.4 17,676 1955-08-26 125

Crew Information

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorSatyajit RayScreenplaySatyajit Ray
ProducerSatyajit RayMusicRavi Shankar
Director of PhotographySubrata MitraEditorDulal Dutta
ProducerBansi ChandraguptaNovelBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Production DesignBansi ChandraguptaArt DirectionBansi Chandragupta
Production ManagerAnil ChoudhuryAssistant DirectorAshish Barman
Assistant DirectorSanti ChatterjeeAssistant DirectorSubir Hajra
SoundBhupen Ghosh

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