Parinati (1988)

Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - India  |  
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This somber moral drama is taken from the story by Vijay Dan Detha. Ganeesh (Basanat Josalkar) is a potter who supports his wife (Surekha Sikri) and young son with his talents. The couple is delighted to be chosen to run an inn that caters to travelers and traders. Later, they are convinced by a caravan of wealthy traders to let their son be trained in the ways of business, and they sadly agree to allow him to seek a better future. The couple's loneliness is eventually replaced with greed as they take to murdering and robbing their guests. Years later, they fail to recognized their own son when he checks in.

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business, criminal, family-member, greed, loneliness, murder, pottery, robbery