Beyond Apu and Feluda: 9 Best Non-Ray Soumitra Chatterjee Films
9. Mayurakshi (2017)
An intense and emotional father-son tale. Soumitra plays a brilliant and successful history professor, presently suffering from cognitive dysfunction, dementia, and other neurological problems. He breathes life into the character of octogenarian Sushovan who connects with his Chicago-settled son Aryanil (Prosenjit Chatterjee), who is himself passing through an unsettling phase in life. Over a five-day reunion, father and son seek hope and sustenance from each other. Directed by Atanu Ghosh, Mayurakshi was a sleeper hit of 2017, besides winning a number of national awards. It’s among the recent best Soumitra Chatterjee films.