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Director  Satyajit Ray
Sequel  Agantuk
Country  India
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Language  Bengali
Shakha Proshakha movie poster
Release date  12 June 1992
Writer  Satyajit Ray (screenplay), Satyajit Ray (story)
Initial release  April 17, 1992 (New York City)
Songs  Proshanto Comes To His Father
Cast  Soumitra Chatterjee (Proshanto), Soham Chakraborty, Haradhan Bandopadhyay (Probodh), Dipankar Dey (Probir), Mamata Shankar (Tapati)
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Shakha Proshakha (Bengali: শাখা প্রশাখা) is a 1990 Satyajit Ray film. It deals with four generations of a well-to-do Bengali family, with a focus on the third generation.

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Plot

Ananda Majumdar, a wealthy, retired industrialist, lives with his 2nd son and aged father who is 93 yrs old. The 2nd son Prashanto who is mentally ill spends his time listening to music. On his 70th birthday, he suddenly falls ill during a ceremony in his honor. His other 3 sons who live away rush immediately to his bedside.

The eldest sons is a high-ranking officer in a company and the 3rd son is a businessmen. They live corrupt lives and do not want their father, an uncompromising moralist who believes in work and honesty, to find out. The youngest of the four, weary of office life and corruption, has left his job and joins a professional theatre company to be away from corruption. During the family meals, tensions are accentuated. Dingo, the only child learnt about the corrupt ways of his father and uncle. Waiting for resolution of their father's health crisis, the four brothers and their families reminisce and relive ideological differences.

One day, all of them except the 2nd son went for picnic. There the youngest son informed everyone that he left his job as he was not able to tolerate the corrupt practices of the officers. On the last day, Dingo goes to see his grandfather and unknowingly revealed to him about the dishonesty of his father and eldest uncle. This conversation is also heard by Prashanto. Then the families, unaware that their father now know about their corrupt ways, came to goodbye Ananda. After their departure, Ananda feels heartbroken knowing that his 2 children are dishonest. Prashanto comes to meet his father and his father reveals to him that he is now everything to him.

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Shakha Proshakha Wikipedia
Shakha Proshakha IMDb Shakha Proshakha themoviedb.org


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