Do Bigha Zamin

04/06/2001
  |  Buy to Own: 04/06/2001
  |  124 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Do Bigha Zamin Film Poster

Synopsis

The coming of the rains after a long drought are a source of great joy for farmer Shambu (Balraj Sahni) and his wife Parvati (Nirupa Roy). But things quickly turn sour when the landlord threatens to reclaim his land and build a factory on the site of Shambu's farm. In order to save his livelihood Shambu must find a way to pay off his debts, and consequently journeys to Calcutta in the hope of earning money quickly. However, the new city only brings further hardships....