Apur sansar = The world of Apu

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  • Tells of Apu, a struggling writer who, visiting the wedding of a friend's sister, finds himself the bridegroom when the husband-to-be is discovered to be insane. Apu's wife soon dies in childbirth and the shattered Apu, refusing to see his son, leaves to wander alone through the country. Several years later Apu's friend hunts him down and convinces him to return to his son.


  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
  • "From the novel Aparājita by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee."
  • VHS.
  • In Bengali with English subtitles.
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