Agantuk (1991)

 ●  Bengali ● 2 hrs 0 mins

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Subtle and soulful, this deftly crafted family drama follows the complex sequence of events that unfold in the life of a happily married woman, when her long lost uncle returns from abroad after 35 years. Will she and her family be happy to reconnect with him or will they suspect him of having ulterior motives?
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Cast: Dipankar Dey, Mamata Shankar, Utpal Dutt

Crew: Satyajit Ray (Director), Barun Raha (Director of Photography), Satyajit Ray (Music Director)

Genres: Drama, Family

Release Dates: 10 May 1991 (India)

Bengali Name: আগন্তুক

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Did you know? A stand-alone sequel named Agantuker Pore is in production. Where Mamata Shankar, Deepankar De and Dhritiman Chatterjee will reprise their roles from this film. Actor Abir Chatterjee will play the role of adult Satyaki. Paayel Sarkar and Tridha Chowdhury will be seen in important roles. Directed by Orko Sinha. Sinha said the story will be completely different from the previous film. Read More
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as Sudhindra Bose
as Anila Bose
as Manomohan Mitra
as Shital Sarkar
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as Prithwish Sengupta
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as Tridib Mukherjee
as Ranjan Rakshit
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as Chhanda Rakshit
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Bengali
Spoken Languages:
English
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Mono
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Trivia:
A stand-alone sequel named Agantuker Pore is in production. Where Mamata Shankar, Deepankar De and Dhritiman Chatterjee will reprise their roles from this film. Actor Abir Chatterjee will play the role of adult Satyaki. Paayel Sarkar and Tridha Chowdhury will be seen in important roles. Directed by Orko Sinha. Sinha said the story will be completely different from the previous film.

At the 1992 Indian National Film Awards, this movie won the awards for Best Feature Film and Best Direction, and the Special Jury Award went to Mamata Shankar for her portrayal of Anila.

This was renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray's last film, based on one of his short stories, 'Atithi The Guest'. It was a joint Indian-French production with financial backing from companies such as Gérard Depardieu's DD Productions and Canal+.