E5 Maanbhanjan - English
Giribala, a beautiful, young wife of a wealthy, spoilt Zamindar son, Gopinath, secretly went to watch a play in the nearby theatre. Giribala and Gopinath had a loving, romantic relationship when they got married. But soon Gopinath fell out of love and started seeing a glamorous theatre actress, Latika. The charm of Giribala’s youth and beauty could not keep Gopinath in the house. So along with a faithful maid Sudha, Giribala went to see the reason of her husband’s aloofness. The play ‘Maan Bhanjan’ started with glimmering lights and magical songs. ‘Radha’ is angry, and ‘Krishna’ is trying to convince her by surrendering himself to her feet. The play finished but Giribala was enthralled. She imagined herself as Radha, and Gopinath as Krishna. She decided she will make Gopinath fall at her own feet one day. One night Gopinath came to the house and asked for the key of the vault as he needed some money. Giribala was hurt and angry that despite Gopinath has come after a long time, he is ignoring hercompletely. She refuses to give the key. An angry and frustrated Gopinath beats up Giribala, snatches all her ornaments from her and left the house. Eventually, Gopinath eloped with the actress Latika. Few months later, Gopinath heard that a beautiful new actress has emerged in the theater circle and she has taken the place of Latika. Curiuos, Gopinath went to see the play. The curtains rose. Gopinath was baffled as in front of him, it was, his wife Giribala, dazzling the stage as gorgeous ‘Radha’.