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Benegal, Shyam

Junoon videorecording directed by Shyam Benegal. , India. - Mumbai Shemaroo Video 1978 - 1 videodisc (132 min.) sd.,col. 4 3/4 in.

Copyright notice on disc: Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai. Originally released theatrically in 1978.

Music, Vanraj Bhatia. Music, Vanraj Bhatia.

Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Jennifer Kendal, Naseeruddin Shah, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Dipti Naval; introducing Nafisa Ali.

Movie chronicles the period of 1857 to 1858 when the soldiers of the East India Company mutinied and many smaller kingdoms joined the soldiers in the hope of regaining their territories from the English. The movie is shown from the perspective of one of the leaders of the fight.

In Hindi with English subtitles.

National awards: Best Hindi film, Best Sound, Best Cinematography; Filmfare award winner for Best film and Best director".


East India Company--Drama.
Indian motion pictures.
Ethnic relations.
Motion pictures, Indic.
Sepoy Rebellion (India :--1857-1858)

DVA 6852 (viewing copy)

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