Rabindranath Tagore’s 77th death anniversary: Movies you need to watch

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]abindranath Tagore, an immensely talented poet, essayist, writer, spiritualist, painter, educationist, and novelist, aced every field he has stepped in. He was the first non-European to be felicitated with the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. His works have been translated in many languages and serve as an inspiration to the millions even today. It has been 77 years since his death, but his legacy lives on through his words. His works are often seen as an inspiration by filmmakers and there are many films and songs in Bengali and Hindi that have been based on his work.

Here are some of the films in Hindi and Bengali that have been inspired by Tagore’s work.

Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

Based on: Do Bigha Zamin (Poem)


Kabuliwala (1961)

Based on: Kabuliwala (Short Stories)


Charulata (1964)

Based on: Nastanirh (Novel)

Uphaar (1971)

Based on: Samapti (Short Story)


Lekin (1991)

Based on: Kshudhit Pashaan (Short Story)

Chokher Bali (2013)

Based on: Chokher Bali (Novel)