Jalsaghar = The music room

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  • A declining nobleman sits in his once-great house, now decaying and reminisces on his past life and his great parties as well as the loss of his son and wife. His inability to adapt to and cope with changing times has made him into a recluse. He gives one last party, tosses away all his money and dies in a fall from a horse.


  • Title and publication information from cassette label and container.
  • From the story Jalsaghar by Tarasankar Banerjee.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
  • VHS.
  • In Bengali with English subtitles.
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