Striker (1978 film)

Striker is a Bengali sports drama film directed by Archan Chakravarty.[1][2] The film was based on a same name novel by Moti Nandi[3][4] and released on 25 August 1978 under the banner of Keya films.[5]


The film tells the story of a young footballer Prasun's life and his struggle to make a mark in Kolkata football. His father was also an eminent footballer but deprived by his club authority. Prasun has a dream to play on behalf of a big football club of Kolkata maidan.



  1. ^ "Striker (1978) - Review, Star Cast, News, Photos". Cinestaan. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ Cho, Younghan (17 March 2016). Football in Asia: History, Culture and Business. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-59832-9.
  3. ^ Nandi, Mati (1964). Striker.
  4. ^ "M o t i N a n d y". Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  5. ^ "STRIKER (1978)". BFI. Retrieved 19 April 2020.

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