Cinema & Tagore

    Date: 2nd May 2012
    Venue: NCPA(little theatre)
    Time: 6:00 pm Onwards

    Introduction By Pranav Ashar

    Film: Teen Kanya(Three Daugters), Director: Satyaji Ray
    Synopsis: Based on three stories by Tagore, The Post Master, Monihara and Sampti, and tells a story of a young village girl taught by a city bred postmaster, a woman’s obsession with her jewels and a tomboyish girl who changes after marriage.

    Followed by a documentary the silent film NATIR PUJA is a compilation of the footage available of the film that was directed by Rabindranath Tagore. A picturization of the dance - drama NATIR PUJA, this partial but restored film forms a landmark in Indian Cinema being the only film where Tagore was directly involved in production. Shot over four days on the occasion of Tagore’s 70th Birth Anniversary on 1932, the film also features Rabindranath Tagore in an important role.

    Date: 3rd May 2012
    Venue: NCPA(little theatre)
    Time: 6:00 pm Onwards

    Special Lecture by Prof. Prabodh Parikh on Rabindranath Tagore. Prof. Prabodh Parikh is a
    Gujrati poet, short fiction writer and visual artist. He has delivered numerous lectures and participated in various national and international seminars.He retired recently as Head of the Department of Philosophy at Mithibai College, Mumbai.
    Kumar Shahani director of ‘Char Adhyay’ a nuanced interpretation of Tagore’s novella, will also speak on Rabindranath Tagore.

    Film: Charulata, Director: Satyajit Ray
    Synopsis: Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband Bhupati devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage.

    Followed by Documentary made by Satyajit Ray on Rabindranath Tagore