An Obsolete Altar

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An Obsolete Altar
An Obsolete Altar Poster.jpg
Directed by Mrigankasekhar Ganguly, Hyash Tanmoy
Produced by Hyash Tanmoy
Written by Mrigankasekhar Ganguly, Hyash Tanmoy
Based on Achalayatan
by Rabindranath Tagore
Starring Avinandan Bhadra, Anirban Paul
Narrated by Rabindranath Tagore
Music by Inam Hussain
Cinematography Joydeep Banerjee
Edited by Mrigankasekhar Ganguly, Ansuman
Distributed by Hyash Tanmoy from ZERO DEGREE ARTS
Release date
  • 21 September 2013 (2013-09-21) (Eastern Breeze International Film Festival)
Running time
16 minutes
Country India
Language English, Hindi, Bengali
Budget 500 INR

An Obsolete Altar is a 2013 short film is inspired by the play Achalayatan written by Rabindranath Tagore. The film has been officially selected for International competition as the only Indian film at the Eastern Breeze International Film Festival in Canada and Up and Coming Film Festival in Hannover, Germany, has selected the film, out of 2,982 films submitted from 54 countries.[1][2][3] [4]


Rape is a social cancer. Woman is victimized in everywhere. The country is roaring. The intellects are walking with candles. The government pay the allowances to the victim. The opposition are taking the advantages. The process of purgation has been already started. The media get excited with the justice. But, what will happen if the victim is not a female?


  • Jagriti as Genital (It) Victim of rape
  • Anirban Paul as Alter ego of Genital (It)
  • Joydeep Banerjee as Panchak
  • Mriganka sekhar Ganguly as Mahapanchak
  • Anand Singh as Rapist
  • Tannistha Bhattacharya as Journalist
  • Satyajit Biswas as Intellect
  • Arunava Barman as Allegorical Artist (Dancer)
  • Subhasish Acharya as Allegorical Artist (Dancer)
  • Swagata Das as Victim of rape
  • Soumik Goswami as Allegorical Artist (Dancer)
  • Biswajit Gayen as Allegorical Artist (Dancer)
  • Sudipta Das as Allegorical Artist (Dancer)
  • Saheli Das as Victim of rape
  • Hyash Tanmoy as Photojournalist


  1. ^ "A film at Rs. 500, awaiting a ticket to Germany". Hindustan Times. 30 September 2013. Archived from the original on 30 September 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rape film goes international". The Times Of India. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "পাঁচশো টাকায় ষোল মিনিটের ছবি৷". Ei Samay. The Times Of India. 19 October 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "৫০০ টাকায়, পাঁচদিনে স্বল্পদৈর্ঘের ছবি তৈরি করে বাজিমাত করল খড়দহ-আগরপাড়ার ‘যুব ব্রিগেড’". Bartaman. 20 September 2013. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 

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