The Inner Eye: A Documentary on Binode Behari Mukherjee

In 1972, Satyajit Ray made a documentary film on Benode Behari Mukherjee, a painter who became blind in his fifties. The documentary features the life and works of the great painter, traversing the journey from his childhood till his affliction and life after his handicap.

Mukherjee famously said, "Blindness is a new feeling, a new experience, a new state of being."




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