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History of Indian Cinema
The Media Lab : Jadavpur University


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The item sheds light on the varied responses that the film Do Bigha Zamin received at the time of its release. It collates major newspaper reviews that largely focused on the film’s social realist aspects and its means of production that reflected…


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…