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Ghare Baire, film by Satyajit Ray, based on the work of Rabindranath Tagore

Ghare Baire, or Home and the World, was produced in 1984 in the Bengali language with subtitles. Directed by Satyajit Ray, this gem of Indian Cinema was created based on the novel “Ghare Baire”.

Set in 1905, this addition to Indian cinema chronicles life in British ruled India. Inspired by the “Divide-and-rule” idea set by Lord Curzon in Bengal. To boycott this new policy, a movement was launched; a boycott of foreign-made goods. This movement is undertaken by the burning of foreign goods, mostly British textiles.

Performers in the film include Soumitra Chatterjee as Sandip Mukherjee, Victor Banerjee as Nikhilesh Choudhury, Swatilekha Chatterjee as Bimalal Choudhury, Manoj Mitra as the Headmaster, Indrapramit Roy as Amulya, Bimala Chatterjee as Kulada, Jennifer Kapoor as Miss Gilby, and Gopa Aich as Nikhil's sister-in-law.

This film was produced by NFDC, and directed by Satyajit Ray with a screenplay based on the novel “Ghare - Baire” by Rabindranath Tagore. Cinematography was overseen by Soumendu Roy, edited by Dulal Dutta, Art Direction by Ashoke Bose, and sound production by Robin Sen Gupta, Jyoti Chatterjee and Anup Mukherjee. The original soundtrack was composed by Satyajit Ray.

This work won the Best Bengali Film award and the Best Costume Design award at New Delhi in 1984.