Mr. & Mrs. Goswami (The Bahurupies) Documentary Film by Raja Dey

Mr and Mrs Goswami is a Documentary film produced and directed by Raja Dey. The Mr. and Mrs. Goswami will be shown on 21st April 2010, 6pm all three films will be shown at Max Muller Bhavan Kolkata.

April 3 (Calcutta Tube):  Mr and Mrs Goswami is a Documentary film produced and directed by Raja Dey. Mr.. and Mr Goswami will be shown on 21st April 2010, 6pm all three films will be shown at Max Muller Bhavan Kolkata.

Mr and Mrs Goswami Documentary film
Mr and Mrs Goswami Documentary film

Synopsis:

Among the hundreds of people in this profession, we found this humble couple who does the act together oblivious of the modern world, live together happily in their profession. Mr & Mrs Goswami is a portrait documentary on this couple. Bahurupi is an art form used by some as their profession. They use costumes and colour to look like God and Goddesses and act like them. Mostly seen during the winter months when there are melas’ like ‘Gajanmela’ and festivals in West Bengal, especially in Burdwan district and its surrounding areas, they ask for alms both in cash and in kind. Both children and adults dress up like Shiva, Parvathi and other Hindu Gods. They are seldom seen in Kolkata.

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