In the Bangla film ‘Baishe Sraban’, there is scene where the young cop, Abhijit, heartbroken because his girlfriend is with someone else, sits to drink with his senior, Probir, who is a confirmed drunk. As he gets drunk, Abhi narrates the story of his father, how he’d get drunk and beat up his mother.
Finally, Abhi says, “Otherwise, he was a good man. But, after a couple of drinks… Alcohol is such a…
Probir completes the sentence, “…great thing.”
Then he adds: “It was your father’s problem if he couldn’t handle it. Neither the alcohol’s nor yours.”