The Goddess

By Prabhat Kumar Mukherjee, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti from the film by Satyajit Ray.

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0120070101

Beautiful young Doya is married to Uma, son of the rich local landowner.

She loves her father-in-law, a devoutly religious man, but when Uma goes to study in Calcutta, his religious fervour takes an extraordinary turn.

Old Horosundari....Shelley King

Young Horosundari....Sudha Bhuchar

Father in law....Nadim Sawalha

Uma....Rohan Siva

Doya....Perveen Hussein

Taraprasad....Paul Bhattacharjee

Raju....Ravin J Ganatra

Biren....Bhasker Patel

Doctor....Badi Uzzaman

Meena....Lolita Chakrabarti

Khoka....Samar Mahmud

Music composed and played by Dr Ananda Gupta, Pt Biplab Mondal, Dipankar Desarkar, Mohammed Qudubuddin, and Srikandh Subramanian.

Directed by Chris Wallis

0220070102

Father-in-law declares Doya an incarnation of the goddess Devi, and installs her in the temple.

Horosundari is horrified, but with Uma in Calcutta there is no-one to stand against him.

Least of all her husband, Taraprasad.

Old Horosundari....Shelley King

Young Horosundari....Sudha Bhuchar

Father in law....Nadim Sawalha

Uma....Rohan Siva

Doya....Perveen Hussein

Taraprasad....Paul Bhattacharjee

Raju....Ravin J Ganatra

Biren....Bhasker Patel

Doctor....Badi Uzzaman

Meena....Lolita Chakrabarti

Khoka....Samar Mahmud

Music composed and played by Dr Ananda Gupta, Pt Biplab Mondal, Dipankar Desarkar, Mohammed Qudubuddin, and Srikandh Subramanian.

Directed by Chris Wallis

0320070103

Uma watches events in the Temple with a growing sense of despair.

Only Horosundari seems to understand.

He will have to do something, but what?

Old Horosundari....Shelley King

Young Horosundari....Sudha Bhuchar

Father in law....Nadim Sawalha

Uma....Rohan Siva

Doya....Perveen Hussein

Taraprasad....Paul Bhattacharjee

Raju....Ravin J Ganatra

Biren....Bhasker Patel

Doctor....Badi Uzzaman

Meena....Lolita Chakrabarti

Khoka....Samar Mahmud

Music composed and played by Dr Ananda Gupta, Pt Biplab Mondal, Dipankar Desarkar, Mohammed Qudubuddin, and Srikandh Subramanian.

Directed by Chris Wallis

0420070104

Khokha is sick.

Horosundari wants the doctor to treat him, but will Taraprasad allow it?

Old Horosundari....Shelley King

Young Horosundari....Sudha Bhuchar

Father in law....Nadim Sawalha

Uma....Rohan Siva

Doya....Perveen Hussein

Taraprasad....Paul Bhattacharjee

Raju....Ravin J Ganatra

Biren....Bhasker Patel

Doctor....Badi Uzzaman

Meena....Lolita Chakrabarti

Khoka....Samar Mahmud

Music composed and played by Dr Ananda Gupta, Pt Biplab Mondal, Dipankar Desarkar, Mohammed Qudubuddin, and Srikandh Subramanian.

Directed by Chris Wallis

05 LAST20070105

Uma returns from Calcutta to find disaster, and the family in disarray.

But can he save Doya?

Old Horosundari....Shelley King

Young Horosundari....Sudha Bhuchar

Father in law....Nadim Sawalha

Uma....Rohan Siva

Doya....Perveen Hussein

Taraprasad....Paul Bhattacharjee

Raju....Ravin J Ganatra

Biren....Bhasker Patel

Doctor....Badi Uzzaman

Meena....Lolita Chakrabarti

Khoka....Samar Mahmud

Music composed and played by Dr Ananda Gupta, Pt Biplab Mondal, Dipankar Desarkar, Mohammed Qudubuddin, and Srikandh Subramanian.

Directed by Chris Wallis