Mukti released in 1937 was produced by “New Theatres”, directed by P. C. BARUA, music by Pankaj Mullick, camera by BIMAL ROY.
P. C. Barua, Kanan Devi lead pair. Film popularized Rabindra Sangeet. Made in Hindi and Bengali simultaneously. Musical hit with immortal numbers by Kanan Devi.
A classic adultery story. Conflicts in ideals between a husband who is a painter dedicated to his profession. Hero runs away to the jungles in Assam. Scenes in jungles was high point of the film. Also an elephant becoming pet of the hero.