Ek Din Pratidin

Ek Din Pratidin (English title: "And Quiet Rolls the Dawn") is a 1979 Bengali film directed by Mrinal Sen. The film stars Mamata Shankar, Gita Sen and Sreela Majumdar, among others. It was entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Ek Din Pratidin
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Ek Din Pratidin DVD cover
Directed byMrinal Sen
Written byMrinal Sen (writer)
Amalendu Chakraborty (novel)
StarringMamata Shankar
Gita Sen
Sreela Majumdar
Satya Bannerjee
Edited byGangadhar Naskar
Release date
Running time
95 minutes


The daughter of an economically middle-class family fails to return home one night. Her family worries, make searches and evolves into a deep crisis, more so because she is the only bread winner in the family. Overcoming the economic and social constraints, the film has a deep underlining of hidden strength.




  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Ek Din Pratidin". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-26.

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