Kumud and Ahsalata discuss family matters..
Gora explains why sparrows like the warmth of the letter box..
Evening chill - the elderly couple decide to go indoors..
Are stars departed souls?
Surama complains about her sister-in-law’s guile
Buju wants to send his sister packing off to Shillong
Shibnath rushes in to ridicule from Buju
Surama too derides Shibnath but to no avail
Shibnath wonders why he is the target..
Alone atlast, Shibnath settles for peaceful sips..
Wife Rekha chides Shibnath on his sloppy ways
Husband commanded to change his dress..
Rekha dictates the next course of action
and quizzes her husband’s understanding
Kumud steps in..
Shibnath tries to convince father-in-law about their dire condition
Rekha’s theatrics to win her share of the property
“… my jewelery was sold to feed the family…”
Shibnath forgets his mission much to Rekha’s annoyance
Surama and Buju try to influence with sweets..
Gora is thrilled with his share..
Ashalata speaks out in favor of her son and daughter-in-law
The ‘revolutionary’ son comes home..
Chotu tries to shake everything from the roots..
Rekha is initially delighted to see Chotu..
but it is short lived as Chotu continues his rhetoric..
Shibnath searches for a bathroom..
“Did you call for the fire department?”
Feuding sisters-in-law, Shibnath in distress..
Surama and Rekha try to out-duel each other
Accusations fly thick..
Buju tries to intimidate Shibnath
Kumud tries to explain..
..clash over who should get the money from the sale of the house..
Chotu bends low, stretching his revolutionary ideals..
..and agrees to marry for his share of the loot..
Kumud decided to share out the money from the sale of the property among all siblings..
Joy and merriment descend over the household..
All come out to join the festivities..
Surama flirts with her brother-in-law..
..and sprints away..
…with Shibnath in hot pursuit.
.. the weghty issue – who will look after the parents?
Maybe Chotu will..
…but Chotu is unfazed..
The ‘scoundrel’ departs without a response..
Agitation gives way to settlement and parents are divided ‘half-half’
Out on the verandah once again, impending separation disturbs Ashalata..
Kumud plays his ace – he has kept back a fair share and a portion of the house..
Taking the bow..