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Shyam Benegal Retrospective at Indian Film Festival in Netherlands

By NewsDesk • Published on September 7, 2012

Five of Shyam Benegal’s films will be screened at the Indian Film Festival The Hague (IndianFFTH) in Netherlands as a retrospective of the renowned film maker. The films are Ankur (1973), Bhumika (976), Suraj ka Satvan Ghoda (1993), Sardari Begum (1996) and Zubeida (2001).  Benegal, considered as the pioneer of parallel cinema in India, has won seven National Awards.

Other films to be screened at the IndianFFTH include Adaminte Makan Abu (Abu Son of Adam) by Salim Ahmed, Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan (Alms for the Blind Horse) by Gurvinder Singh, Chillar Party by Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl and Gattu by Rajan Khosa.

The 2nd edition of the festival will be held from 3rd – 7th October, 2012.

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