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 girltaught by a city bred postmaster, a woman’s obsession with her jewels and atomboyish girl who changes after marriage.

    Followed by a documentary the silent filmNATIR PUJA is a compilation of the footage available of the film that was directed by Rabindranath Tagore. Apicturization of the dance - drama NATIR PUJA, this partial but restored filmforms a landmark in Indian Cinema being the only film where Tagore was directlyinvolved in production. Shot over four days on the occasion of Tagore’s 70thBirth Anniversary on 1932, the film also features Rabindranath Tagore in animportant 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 Parikhis a
    Gujrati poet, short fiction writer andvisual artist. He has delivered numerous lectures and participated in variousnational and international seminars.He retired recently as Head of theDepartment of Philosophy at Mithibai College, Mumbai.
    Kumar Shahani director of ‘Char Adhyay’ anuanced interpretation of Tagore’s novella, will also speak on RabindranathTagore.

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

    Followed by Documentary made by SatyajitRay on Rabindranath Tagore