In rural 19th-century India, the Doyamoyee (Sharmila Tagore) marries Umaprasad (Soumitra Chatterjee) and moves in with his family. Doyamoyee cares for her husband's elderly father, Kalikinkar (Chhabi Biswas), who dreams that the girl is a goddess. Kalikinkar, who is respected and wealthy, convinces the locals to worship the girl, and she starts to think she has healing powers. When the villagers bring their sickly to Doyamoyee for help, Umaprasad tries to intervene, but tragedy strikes.
Director: Satyajit Ray
Writer: Satyajit Ray
Producer: Satyajit Ray
Cast: Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee, Chhabi Biswas, Purnendu Mukherjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Arpan Chowdhury, Anil Chatterjee, Kali Sarkar, Mohammed Israil, Khagesh Chakravarti and Santa Devi