Programme 2018


Director: Shyam Benegal


Section: Excellence in Cinema Awards

Country: India | Year: 1977

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 142 mins


A talented girl from a poor family becomes a successful singer and actress. Being married and having a girl, she has an affair with her co-star, producer and a wealthy married man who has a son.

Director's Bio

Shyam Benegal, perhaps one of the few Indian film makers who apart from creating films of premium quality also has a penchant for creating noteworthy classics on television. His work on television consists of several popular series based on short stories by well known Indian writers, and a mammoth 53-part series on the History of India. He has also made an extra mural educational series for children.