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Top 3 films of Mrinal Sen that you must watch

Dec 30, 2018 20:52 IST

Mrinal Sen chose to redefine boundaries through his films, that often carried a political overtone. Along with contemporaries Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak in the 1960s, Sen is one of the greatest ambassadors of Bengali parallel cinema on the global stage. Here's a look at some his best work. 'Bhuvan Shome' / 1968 Uttpal Dutt plays a strict railway officer in 'Bhuwan Shome' who learns there is life beyond bureaucracy when he goes hunting in Gujarat. Suhasini Mulay is a young tribal woman who helps Dutt see the simple joys of life. 'Bhuvan Shome' won Mrinal Sen both the National Film Award for Best Director and Best Film. 'Ek Din Pratidin' / 1979 'Ek Din Pratidin' challenged gender norms as it had the eldest daughter in the house earning money and the men dependent on her. She doesn't come home from work one day and it sends the family into a spiral of anxiety, as they fear losing their means of livelihood. The film wo

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