The World of Apu Poster

Release Date: April 28th, 1959

DVD Release Date: October 28th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
This lauded Indian drama, the third part of a trilogy, finds Apu Roy (Soumitra Chatterjee), now a young unemployed man, living in poverty and attempting to be a writer. When his old school friend Pulu (Swapan Mukherjee) convinces him to go on a trip to a family wedding, surprising circumstances end in Apu marrying the bride, Aparna (Sharmila Tagore). Set on being a responsible husband, Apu finds a job and becomes close to his wife, but tragedy strikes, leaving him at yet another crossroads.

Cast: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Director: Satyajit Ray

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Marriage, Touching, Growing up, Son, Love, Transformation, Friend, Wife, Husband, 1950s, Emotional


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)
Nominated Samuel Goldwyn International Award