Directed by P.C. Barua the 1942 film Jawab answers the questions raised by the writer Sharat Chandra Chatterjee in his novel Shesh Jawab. The film negates progressive feminist ideologies.
It features P.C Barua and the renowned singer/actress Kanan Devi in the lead roles. “Ay chand chup na jaana,” a lullaby immortalized by Kanan Devi was one of the most popular songs of the time. Renowned musician Kamal Prasanna Dasgupta composed music for the lyrics of Pandit Madhur.