21-11-23 | 07:00 PM | Stein Auditorium
Children’s Day Month. Kabuliwala (1957/Bengali with English subs116 mins). Dir. Tapan Sinha. Continuing our series of screenings of classic films in original 35mm format. Rahmat, a middle-aged fruit seller from Afghanistan, comes to Calcutta to hawk his merchandise and befriends a small Bengali girl called Mini. Collab. National Museum of Indian Cinema and NFDC-National Film Archive of India.
Starring: Chhabi Biswas, Oindrila Tagore, Radhamohan Bhattacharya and Manju Dey.
Based on the eponymous short story by Rabindranath Tagore. The film won the Silver Bear Special Prize (Best Film Music) at the 7th Berlin International Film Festival.