Bengali    Jan 17, 1958 (India)  

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Parash Pathar is a 1958 Indian Bengali comedy, classical, fantasy film released on Jan 17, 1958. The film is directed by Satyajit Ray, produced by Promod Lahiri.

Paresh ch dutta, a middle class bank clerk in Kolkata, attends a charity match in a rainy day rather neloctantly ?. At Curzon park where the match was to be apparently held, he funds a small round stone and gives it to his nephew. The child discovers that it turns metal into gold- it is parashpathar. Dutta buys the stone from the child with sweets after witnessing the stone's power himself. He decides to take a few old commanvalls ? from the city dump, turn them into gold and sell them. The scheme makes him rich, as a chauffeur drives him home from the dump, the car pulls into the driveway of a mansion (his new home). He now has a young secretary named Priyatosh henry biswas ? Who among other things, ? mentions that Dutt is unvited ? a cocktail party. At the party, Dutt acts slightly unnatural before engaging in drunken revelry. When another guest orders him to get out, the turn an tran ? frgive into gold (thus parlially neyallns? how he became succeful) it is not long before this encident a posted ?as a head line in the papers, causing a panic in bengal. Paresh dutta fles much his wife giribala leayers ? nearly every times with priyatosh but cavtioners him to hand it over if the police arrive. Soon me ?& mrs dutta are taken to a police station for inlerrogation and the police discover that the desparode priyatosh has swallowed the stone. Dr nandi a medical specialist inform the inspector that priyatosh is digesting the stone. Soon after Paresh and giribala dutt her of this, they notice the golden object turning back into iron. The dutta's happily rejain them. Servant & priyatosh.


Parash Pathar (Bengali: পরশ পাথর Porosh Pathor; English: The Philosopher's Stone; French: La Pierre Philosophale; released 17 January 1958) was Satyajit Ray's first film apart from the Apu Trilogy. It was also his first comedy and first magical realist film. Adapted from a short story of the same name by Parasuram (Rajsekhar Bose), the film offered an early glimpse of Ray's sense of humor, centered on a middle-class clerk who accidentally discovers a stone that can turn other objects into gold.
Parash Pathar (Bengali: পরশ পাথর Porosh Pathor; English: The Philosopher's Stone; French: La Pierre Philosophale; released 17 January 1958) was Satyajit Ray's first film apart from the Apu Trilogy. It was also his first comedy and first magical realist film. Adapted from a short story of the same name by Parasuram (Rajsekhar Bose), the film offered an early glimpse of Ray's sense of humor, centered on a middle-class clerk who accidentally discovers a stone that can turn other objects into gold. Check out this page for more updates on Parash Pathar.

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Tulsi Chakraborty

Tulsi Chakraborty

Paresh Chandra Dutt..

Ranibala

Ranibala

Wife of Paresh

Kali Bandyopadhyay

Kali Bandyopadhyay

Priyotosh Henry Bis..

Chhabi Biswas

Chhabi Biswas

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