Film ‘Dubhashi’ screened at Tribal Museum

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Nov 2017 11:11:26


 

Staff Reporter,

Through this film the expectations of a child’s heart, his imaginative nature and attachment to his things has been portrayed beautifully

Under the series of Children’s film screening ‘Ullaas’, movie ‘Dubhashi’ (year- 1999), directed by famous film director Hariharan was staged at Tribal Museum on Thursday. This film portrays the life of a middle class Marathi family. Although head of the family if the bilingual father, Rama Rao but the centre of movie is 12 year old Gopla. Through this film the expectations of a child’s heart, his imaginative nature and attachment to his things has been portrayed beautifully. The director has also put forward the struggles and outlook of a middle class family with required seriousness.


The film opens with the scene of Rama Rao being awarded. Ramam Rao is a bilingual individual and has two sons, Raghu and Gopal. Raghu goes to the market on Gopal’s cycle which breaks after collision with a vehicle. Hiding the truth from Gopal, so that he does not feel bad Raghu and Rama Rao tell a lie that cycle has been taken by the Government as part of a scheme. In the meanwhile Rama Rao loses his job. After this Gopal helps his father and brother in finding a new job because he feels that this way he will be able to get his cycle back.


Gopal then meets a King who gets impressed from his intelligence and exuberance. King sends his foreigner guests to Gopal’s home as they want to see the lifestyle of a Marathi family. Gopal with his wittiness and astuteness gets his brother Raghu employed and as the King required a bilingual individual he also gets work for his father. After sometime Ragu returns home and also gets a cycle for Gopal and the film ends on a happy note.