TRIYACHARITRA

A daughter of poor parents was engaged to a man when she was 13. The man is away working in Calcutta. In the meanwhile, she befriends a truck-driver who promises her parents a huge amount of money. The girl is snatched away by her father-in-law and raped by him. But she is punished for his crime.

 

2h|Drama|1994|India

 

Director:Basu Chatterjee 

 

 

Director Biography

Basu Chatterjee born 10 January 1930 is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Through the 1970s and 1980s, he became associated with what came to be known as middle cinema or middle-of-the road cinema, with film makers likeHrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Bhattacharya, whom he assisted in Teesri Kasam (1966). Like them, his films also dealt with light-hearted stories of middle-class families often in urban settings, focussing on marital and love relationships, with exceptions like Ek Ruka Hua Faisla(1986) and Kamla Ki Maut (1989), which delved into social and moral issues. He is best known for his films Chhoti Si Baat(1976), Chitchor(1976), Rajnigandha(1974), Piya Ka Ghar (1972), Baton Baton Mein (1979) and Shaukeens(1982).

 

Cast:

Rajeshwari Sachdev

Om Puri

Naserudin Shah

Kanika Shivpuri

 

Crew:

Music Director: Salil Choudhury

Cinematography: Ajay Prabhahar