Submitted by WBRi Web Desk on Mon, 01/11/2010 - 02:22.
Once upon a time, in 1974, there was a Tamil film titled Aval Oru Thodarkathai (BUY DVD) directed by K Balachander starring Sujatha, Kamal Hasan, Vijay Kumar, Sripriya and others. Aval Oru Thodarkathai remains a legendary blockbuster in the history of Tamil cinema.
movie tells the story of an unfortunate woman burdened with the
responsibilities of taking care of her mother, sisters, alcoholic
brother and his family, and immense personal cost to her own dreams and
The Tamil superhit was remade into Bengali in 1977 under the direction of Bharat Shamsher, under the title Kabita
The credited star cast of Kobita (1977) reads like a list of the top
actors and actresses in contemporary Bengali cinema: Kamal Hasan,
Ranjit Mullik, Mala Sinha, Sandhya Roy, Samit Bhanja, Mahua Roy
Chowdhury, Prema Narayan, Anil Chatterjee, Tun Tun, Bikash Roy, Kamu
Mukherjee and more. Mala Sinha plays the protagonist in the Bengali movie release.