Rajlakshmi O Srikanta

Rajlakshmi O Srikanta is a Bengali drama film directed by Haridas Bhattacharya and produced by Kanan Devi[1] based on the novel Srikanta of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.[2] This film was released in 1958[3][4] under the banner of Srimati Pictures. Music direction of the film was done by Jnan Prakash Ghosh


Srikanta goes to his friend Mahendra Rao's celebration where he meets Piyaribai. Although he can not recognizes her but Piyari knows him well as Srikanta was her childhood love. Piyari reveals the past fact how she become so from Rajlakshmi. She was forced by the wicked society, poverty and misfortune she had to take this unholy profession.[5]



  1. ^ Kanan Devi (27 June 2014). My Homage to All. ISBN 9789383074945. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  2. ^ Phukan, Vikram (28 September 2017). "A collection of scattered memories". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Ritwick Chakraborty to play Srikanta". Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Rajalakshmi-o-Shrikanta (Haridas Bhattacharya) 1958". Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  5. ^ Nalini Natarajan, Emmanuel Sampath Nelson (1996). Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of Indiaedited. ISBN 9780313287787. Retrieved 3 December 2018.

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