In the original literary, Rabindranath Tagore concentrated on relationships that were drenched with human shortcomings and idiosyncrasies. In Stories by Rabindranath Tagore, Anurag Basu translates these works in his signature style, achieving a fine balance between the populist and the elite.
Starring Radhika Apte, Jannat Zubair, Rahmani, Bhanu Uday, Tara Alisha Berry, Sumeet Vyas and Rohan Shah; the show covers 14 stories in 26 episodes breaking the traditional paths where Basu maintains Tagore’s narrative style even in the visual medium and boosts the words of his pages with songs, music, cultural orientations. The selection is done with much care.
All of them, in one way or another, unfold to express how helpless women were back in those days when it came to a dowry-based patriarchy. The series portrays Tagore’s take on women in early twentieth-century Bengal.