Prarthana ( 1984 ) , Bengali
Synopsis: " The Bengali film Prarthana in the year 1984 starring Victor Banerjee, Shakuntala Barua, Debasree Roy, Mousami Chatterjee, Amol Palekar & others. The Bengali flm is directed by Asit Sen, Basudev Chakraborty and Salil Chowdhury scored the music in this film. The story is as Village zamindar has two sons who are vertically opposite. The elder son Sukanta is a kind hearted gentleman. He is handicapped. The younger son Srikanta is a tyrant and explores his power and wealth to the fullest. He is also an avid drinker. Although Srikanta is Sukanta's step-brother, Sukanta loves his dear brother and believes that one day he will mend his ways. The parents are also distressed at their younger son's attitude. One day Srikanta sees a village girl named Padma and secretly conspires to have her. On her wedding day when the groom does not turn up, Srikanta gets her married to his elder brother. Padma proves to be an ideal daughter in law. Looking at her, Srikanta's mother gets Srikanta married to a beautiful daughter of the neighborhood zamindar. But Srikanta does not change. He comes to know that his father had not vested him with enough wealth in his will and instead has written out his property to his grandchild. He conspires against Sukanta & Padma when he comes to know that Padma has conceived. The result is that Padma and Sukanta part ways. Padma returns to her village where she gives birth to a baby boy. Days pass by and by mere co-incidence they meet again. Srikanta is angry again and he rushes to kill the child. Padma urges him to kill the baby if he thinks that's what he should do. Srikanta realizes his mistake. He is humbled. Visit us at http://www.angelvideo.in For Regular Updates, Click here at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=angel "