Chokher Bali ( Bengali: চোখের বালি; literally translated to "sand in the eye", figuratively to "constant irritant") is a Bengali drama film based on the novel Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore. It was directed by Rituparno Ghosh in 2003 and stars Prasenjit as Mahendra, Aishwarya Rai as Binodini and Raima Sen as Ashalata. Ashalata and Binodini refer to each other as Chokher Bali. The other major characters are played by Lily Chakravarty (as Rajlakshmi, Mahendra's mother) and Tota Roy Chowdhury (as Behari, Rajlakshmi's adopted son). The film was later dubbed into Hindi and was released internationally in that language. Wikipedia
Choker Bali: A Passion Play is a member of the following lists: Bengali-language films, Indian films, 2003 films, Films set in Kolkata, Films about women in India, Indian art films, Films based on Indian novels, Adaptations of works of Rabindranath Tagore, Memorials to Rabindranath Tagore and Films based on works by Rabindranath Tagore.
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