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Ekti Jiban

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Gurudas (Soumitra Chatterjee) 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...more

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