Release date30 March 1973 (1973-03-30) WriterGopala Chotrai (dialogue), Nitai Palit (story), Shrabani (story) GenresDrama film, Social problem film CastSriram Panda (Sudhir), Prashanta Nanda (Rabi), Sarat Pujari (Subhendu), Bhanumati Devi (Girishs wife), Sandhya (Ketaki) Similar moviesMu Sapanara Soudagar (2008), Upendra Kumar composed the music for Dharitri and Mana Akasha, Sriram Panda appears in Dharitri and Jajabara
Dharitri is an Odia social satire drama released on 30 March 1973. It is based on Amulya Kumari Patnaik's novel in the same name. Sarat Pujari, Prashant Nanda, Sriram Panda, Parbati Ghosh and Dhira Biswal acted in key roles.
Girish Choudhury is a pseudo social activist and politician. He has two sons, Subhendu and Sudhir. To get popularity in society he gets his daughter-in-law from a poor family for his son Subhendu. Subhendu doesn't like his wife Mamata and stays in town and engaged in contracting business with the help of his father. Grish's wife always tortures Mamata and ask for dowry. Mamata silently bears all the pain and torture caused by her mother-in-law. Sudhir, a revolutionist doesn't accept the things happens in his house and revolt back against his father, mother and brother. at last he gets success uniting Subhendu and Mamata.
Sarat Pujari ... Subhendu Choudhury
Bhanumati Devi ... Girish's wife
Prashant Nanda ... Rabi
Sriram Panda ... Sudhir Choudhury
Dhira Biswal ... Girish Choudhury
Parbati Ghosh ... Mamata
Sandhya Acharya ... Ketaki
Bhim Singh ... Braja
Govind Tej ... Usha's father
Shyamalendu Bhattacharjee ... Sudhir's friend
Dinabandhu Das ... Murali
Babaji Sahu ... Mamu
Narendra Behera ... Sudhir's friend
Aneema Pedini ... Ragini
Alpana Nayak ... Usha
The Music for the film is composed by Upendra Kumar
Actor Sriram Panda debuted in the film. Actress & director Parbati Ghosh appeared in the film as Chandana.