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  • 2005
  • 2 hr 46 min
  • 7.1  (94)

Manik is a 2005 Indian Bengali film directed by Prabhat Roy, starring Jeet, Koyel Mallick, and Biplab Chatterjee. The film tells the story of Manik, a young man who has lost his memory due to a traumatic incident. He is taken in by a kind man named Ganesh Das, and together they try to piece together Manik's past. As Manik struggles to remember his identity, he meets Priya, a young woman who works at a local NGO. Priya is immediately intrigued by Manik's mysterious past and begins to help him uncover his past. Along the way, Manik discovers that he was once a ruthless gangster who was involved in criminal activities. He is torn between his old life and the person he has become after losing his memory.

Jeet delivers a powerful performance as Manik. He portrays the character's confusion and turmoil with great depth and sensitivity. Koyel Mallick plays Priya with a quiet strength, and her chemistry with Jeet is electric. Biplab Chatterjee delivers a nuanced performance as Ganesh Das, the kind-hearted man who takes Manik under his wing.

The film is beautifully shot and the director, Prabhat Roy, deftly weaves together the various threads of the story. The music, composed by Jeet Ganguly, is haunting and adds to the overall mood of the film.

Manik is a film that explores the themes of identity and redemption. As Manik struggles to remember his past, he begins to question whether he wants to return to his old life or start anew. The film poses some difficult questions and does not offer easy answers.

Overall, Manik is a powerful film with strong performances and a beautiful soundtrack. It is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys thought-provoking cinema.

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  • Release Date
  • Runtime
    2 hr 46 min
  • Language
    Bengali, Bangla
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (94)