SUBORNO GOLOK (BENGALI MOVIE)
Suborno Golok: A Rare Bengali Comedy Movie
Suborno Golok (Bengali: সুবর্ণ গলক) is a 1981 Indian Bengali comedy drama film directed by Manu Sen based on the same name novel of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee. This film was released in the banner of Kalimata Productions. Music and script writing were made by Hemanta Mukherjee and Birendra Krishna Bhadra respectively.
The film stars Rabi Ghosh, Mohuya, Debasree, Dipankar, Utpal Dutta, Prosenjit and others in the lead roles. The story revolves around a golden ball (suborno golok) that has magical powers and can grant any wish of its owner. The ball is stolen by a thief and then passes through various hands, creating hilarious situations and chaos. The film is a satire on the greed and corruption of human society.
Suborno Golok is considered as one of the rarest and most sought-after Bengali comedy movies of all time. It is also one of the earliest films of Prosenjit, who later became a superstar of Bengali cinema. The film has many memorable scenes and dialogues that are still popular among the Bengali audience. The film also features some melodious songs composed by Hemanta Mukherjee, such as "Din Nei Raat Nei", "Ei Mon Tomake Dilam" and "Amar Swapno Tumi".
The film is available on YouTube in two parts, uploaded by Jayanta Sett and Kolkata Movies M. However, the quality of the videos is not very good and there are no subtitles. The film has not been released on DVD or any other digital platform yet. It is a rare gem that deserves more recognition and appreciation from the Bengali film lovers.
If you are looking for a classic Bengali comedy movie that will make you laugh and think, then Suborno Golok is a must-watch for you. It is a film that showcases the brilliance of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee's writing, Manu Sen's direction, Hemanta Mukherjee's music and the acting skills of the legendary cast. It is a film that will entertain you and also make you reflect on the values of life.