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2017 | 138' | Bengali | Colour | India

Bangladeshi Hindu widow Padma who lives with her aged fragile father in law saves a Muslim man Naseer from West Bangal, who had drowned during Durga bishorjon in Ichamati river that separates the two Bangals. Padma takes care of Naseer and they plant his identity s her cousin brother to not attract suspicions as the border tensions are high and Naseer is an illegal intruder. The jamindar of Padma's village a middle aged Ganesh loves Padma and constantly tries to pursue her, and gets suspicious about Naseer. Padma and Naseer wonder how a river divided people from same ethnicity and there's so much differences in between them now be it dialect or lifestyles. Will their love cross the boundaries of nations? Can they feel secure in the society marred with hatred?

Director's Biography
Kaushik Ganguly is an Indian director, Screenwriter and actor in Bengali cinema. He is known for his works that explore sexuality, like Ushnatar Janye (2003), which deals with a lesbian relationship and Arekti Premer Golpo (2010), which examines transgender identity. His other films explore various social issues. Ganguly's Shabdo (2013) won the 60th National Film Awards for Best Feature Film in Bengali. He won the best director award at the 44th International Film Festival of India in 2013 for Apur Panchali

Director : Kaushik Ganguly
Cast : Joya Ahsan, Abir Chatterjee, Kaushik Ganguly
Screenplay : Kaushik Ganguly
Cinematographer : Souvik Basu
Editor : Subhajit Singha
Sound : Ritaban Basu
Music by : Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya
Production Company : Opera Movies
64th National Film Awards
48th IFFI, Goa


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