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Chokher Bali

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Bengali filmmaker [[Performer~P201825~Rituparno Ghosh~rituparnoghosh]] directs the costume melodrama Chokher Bali: A Passion Play, based on the 1902 novel by [[Performer~P218671~Rabindranath Tagore~rabindranathtagore]]. Set in the early 1900s, the film draws parallels between the British colonization of Bengal and the domestic situation of a Calcutta household. Hindi-speaking movie star [[Performer~P232903~Aishawarya Rai~aishwaryarai]] plays the lead role of Binodini, a young widow who arrives at the...more

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