“Paar” is a 1984 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Goutam Ghose. The movie revolves around a poor rural couple, Naurangi (Naseeruddin Shah) and his wife Rupa (Shabana Azmi), who are struggling to make ends meet. Naurangi, who works as a rickshaw puller, dreams of buying his own boat to transport goods across the river, but his hopes are constantly dashed by the corrupt and exploitative local landlords. The film is a poignant portrayal of poverty, exploitation, and the human spirit's resilience in the face of adversity. It was critically acclaimed and won several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Feature Film and Best Direction. The movie is considered a classic in Indian cinema and is praised for its realistic depiction of rural life, strong performances, and haunting music.
|Directed by||Goutam Ghose|
|Written by||Partha Banerjee|
by Samaresh Basu
|Release date||21 May 1984 (certified)|