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History of Indian Cinema
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Babla (1951)
Director: Agradoot
Producer: MP Productions
Story: Souren Mukherjee
Cinematography: Bibhuti Laha, Sushanta Maitra
Music: Robin Chatterjee
Cast: Naren Bhattacharya, Sova Sen, Jahar Ganguly, Paresh Banerjee, Pahadi Sanyal.



The article comments on the emerging trends of cinematic practices surrounding the Indian film industry in the year 1953-54. Citing instances from Hindi, Marathi and Bangla cinema, the article provides an upbeat picture of the filmmaking scenario in…