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Uma Das Gupta in Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

1958 NR

In the first film in director Satyajit Ray's acclaimed trilogy, A boy named Apu is born to a poor but proud Brahmin family. When father Harihar (Kanu Bannerjee) loses his treasury job, he sets out to find work elsewhere, leaving his family with depleted resources. In his absence, their condition deteriorates. Months later, Harihar returns to face the tragedy that forces the family to leave their ancestral home.