The young Apu (Gupta) and his newly widowed mother (Banerjee) struggle for existence in a small Indian town. Resisting a life in the priesthood, the boy persuades his mother to send him to school. Having done well in his studies over the years, as a young adult (now played by Ghosal) Apu
wins a scholarship to the university in Calcutta. Engulfed in city life and the demands of his schoolwork, Apu gradually forgets about his mother. APARAJITO is the second chapter in THE APU TRILOGY (preceded by PATHER PANCHALI and followed by THE WORLD OF APU), among the finest and certainly the
most famous group of films to come out of India, in which director Satyajit Ray, a pain...