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DVD cover of movie Kabita
Directed by Bharat Shamsher
Starring Mala Sinha
Ranjit Mallick
Kamal Hassan
Music by Salil Chowdhury
Release date
26 August 1977 [1]
Country India
Language Bengali

Kabita is a 1977 Bengali-language Indian feature film directed by Bharat Shamsher starring Mala Sinha in the lead role. The film is a remake of the Tamil classic film Aval Oru Thodar Kathai (1974) where Kamal Hassan had a supporting role as a neighbor. He played the same role in the Bengali remake, thus his only foray into Bengali film industry. He also acted in the Telugu remake Anthuleni Katha (1976) with Jayaprada, playing a different role as her boss and suitor. He also did a guest role in another remake, the Kannada film Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu (1983) with his real-life niece Suhasini playing the lead role. The only remake he didn't appear in is the Hindi film Jeevan Dhaara (1982) starring Rekha.[2]



  1. ^ Bengali Film Directory
  2. ^ "Kabita (1977) - Kamal Hassan - Mala Sinha Classic". calcuttatube.com. Archived from the original on 3 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-10.