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Pather Panchali is the story of Apu, a small boy who lives with his family in a village in 1920s Bengal. Apu’s father Harihar Ray is a village priest who earns a meager living and is too meek to ask for the wages due to him. As a result, his family lives in penury. Apu’s sister, Durga, is forever stealing guavas from the neighbor’s orchards. All these add to the daily struggles of the mother, Sarbajaya’s life, notwithstanding her constant bickering with old aunt who lives with the family.Once, the wealthy neighbor blames Durga for stealing a bead necklace. Sarbajaya bears the neighbor’s innuendos blaming her for Durga’s propensity to steal.
In their poverty, Apu and Durga manage to find happiness. They share the simple joys of life, such as sitting quietly under a tree, running after the candy man who passes through the village, viewing pictures in a bioscope shown by a traveling vendor, and watching a jatra by a troupe of actors. In the evening, they can hear the whistle of trains far away. One day they run away from home to catch a glimpse of the train. When they come back, they find their old aunt lying dead.
Unable to earn enough in the village, Harihar decides to go to the town to earn. He promises his wife that he will come back with good money so that they could repair their run down house, however that does not happen. In his absence, the family sinks deeper into poverty. Sarabjaya grows increasingly lonely and despaired.
Monsoon arrives. One day Durga plays in the rain for a long time. As a result of this, she catches pneumonia with high fever. As the family has no money to buy medicines, her condition worsens and eventually on a stormy night, she dies. Soon Harihar returns to the village with the money he has earned while away. When he come to show Sarabjaya the gifts he has brought from the town, she, who has been silent through the grief finally breaks down. It is then that Harihar knows that he has lost his daughter.
The family decides to migrate to a nearby town. As they pack their belongings Apu finds the bead necklace which Durga was accused of having stolen. He quietly throws the necklace in a pond. The film ends with the family leaving on an ox-cart.
The film is a coming-of-age story of a young boy named Apu, and life in his small Indian village in the early years of the 20th century. Apu is born to a poor Brahmin family in Bengal. His father Harihar is a priest who dreams of becoming a successful poet and a playwright; he does not earn enough, but the mother Sarbajaya keeps the family going. Because of their limited resources, Sarbajaya resents having to share her home with Harihar’s elderly cousin: the old and helpless cripple Indir. Apu’s sister Durga is always getting into trouble for stealing guavas from the neighbour’s orchards for Indir. She cares for Apu like a good older sister but loves to affectionately tease him. Together, they make do with what they have and enjoy the simple joys of life.
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