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Shatranj ke khiladi videorecordingdirected by Satyajit Ray.

By: Ray, Satyajit.
Contributor(s): Kumar, Sanjeev | Azmi, Shabana | Jaffrey, Saeed | Bachchan, Amitabh | Premacanda. Chess-players | Facets Multimedia (Chicago, Ill.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Mumbai Big Home Video 1977Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) sd., col. ; 1/2 in.Subject(s): Foreign films | Motion pictures, Indic | India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Drama | India -- Civilization -- 1765-1947 -- Drama | India -- Colonial influence -- DramaGenre/Form: Features.DDC classification: 791.4372 Cast: Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Saeed Jaffrey.Summary: This is a colorful period drama about colonialism and indigenous culture set in 1856 at the court of Wajid Ali Shah in Lucknow. Beginning with an animated cartoon about the British annexation policy (featuring the voice of Amitabh Bachchan), this film features two narratives: the first is based on Premchand's short story about two hookah-smoking zamindars playing interminable games of chess; the second dramatizes the conflict between Wajid and General Charles Outram.
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Videocassette release of a motion picture originally produced in India in 1977.

Based on the short story The chess-players by Premachanda.

Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Saeed Jaffrey.

This is a colorful period drama about colonialism and indigenous culture set in 1856 at the court of Wajid Ali Shah in Lucknow. Beginning with an animated cartoon about the British annexation policy (featuring the voice of Amitabh Bachchan), this film features two narratives: the first is based on Premchand's short story about two hookah-smoking zamindars playing interminable games of chess; the second dramatizes the conflict between Wajid and General Charles Outram.

VHS NTSC format.

In Urdu with some English dialogue and English subtitles.

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