Basu Poribar, the latest Bengali film by ace director Suman Ghosh to be streaming on ZEE5, is a beautiful and insightful take on what it means to be part of a bonedi bari in Bengal. The film boasts of an extensive and glamorous cast, with actors like Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen, Rituparna Sengupta, and Jisshu Sengupta. The plot unfolds in Komolini, the sprawling ancestral house where the entire family gathers. And this huge jamidarbari could well be a character in itself. It takes you back in time and is a treat for the eyes. Here are some shots of Komolini that will stun you and take you right in! Scroll down to read on.
In this picture, we get a bird’s eye view of the Komolini, and get an idea of how massive the property is. In the film, the surrounding land is part of the property and includes vast stretches of greenery, groves of trees, and even a lake! Watch the trailer of Basu Poribar here: