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Ekti Jiban

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Gurudas ([[Performer~P12538~Soumitra Chatterjee~soumitrachatterjee]]) is a schoolteacher in rural Bengal in this educational drama set in the 1930s. Normally a teacher of Sanskrit, he is called on to teach Bengali literature one day. The experience convinces him of the need for a comprehensive Bengali dictionary, and Gurudas begins the task. As he compiles the massive amount of information, he labors without pay for years and suffers innumerable personal tragedies, like the death of his daughter. He is...more

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