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Mandi videorecordingBlaze Film Enterprises ; a Shyam Benegal film.

By: Benegal, Shyam.
Contributor(s): Azmi, Shabana | Patila, Smita | Shah, Naseeruddin | Blaze Film Enterprises | Video Sound (Firm) | Eagle Home Entertainment Pvt Ltd | Moser Bear India Ltd.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New Delhi Eagle Home Entertainment 1983Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in.Other title: Market place.Subject(s): Feature films -- India | Foreign films | Prostitution | Motion pictures, IndicDDC classification: 791.43
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This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. It deals with a brothel at the heart of a city, in an area that some politicians want for its prime locality. They rally up against the brothel and its inhabitants in the name of morality, and soon everyone in the area jumps on the bandwagon. The politicians offer to put up an alternative residence for the prostitutes, only this place is miles away, isolated from the city. The madam of the house has no choice but to comply, but by the end things take a (logical) turn for the better. After all, men will be men
Production Credits: Producers, Freni M. Variava, Lalit M. Bijlani ; director, Shyam Benegal ; music, Vanraj Bhatia ; screenplay, Shama Zaidi, Pt. Satyadev Dubey, Shyam Benegal ; photography, Ashok Mehta ; editor, Bhanudas Divkar.
Cast: Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Saeed Jaffery, Om Puri.Summary: "The story of a whore house in a remote town which becomes the bone of contention between political and business interests."
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1983.

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This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. It deals with a brothel at the heart of a city, in an area that some politicians want for its prime locality. They rally up against the brothel and its inhabitants in the name of morality, and soon everyone in the area jumps on the bandwagon. The politicians offer to put up an alternative residence for the prostitutes, only this place is miles away, isolated from the city. The madam of the house has no choice but to comply, but by the end things take a (logical) turn for the better. After all, men will be men

Producers, Freni M. Variava, Lalit M. Bijlani ; director, Shyam Benegal ; music, Vanraj Bhatia ; screenplay, Shama Zaidi, Pt. Satyadev Dubey, Shyam Benegal ; photography, Ashok Mehta ; editor, Bhanudas Divkar.

Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Saeed Jaffery, Om Puri.

"The story of a whore house in a remote town which becomes the bone of contention between political and business interests."

5.1 Dolby Digital, NTSC All Regions
1.85.1 Anamorphic Widescreen Colour

In Hindi with optional English subtitles.

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