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Satyajit Ray

Babukodi Venkataramana Karanth (B.V. Karanth) (19 Sep 1929 – 1 Sep 2002) was a composer, film director, screenwriter, and actor closely associated with theatre and cinema in Karnataka. He directed many plays and award-winning films in Kannada including Vamsha Vriksha and Chomana Dudi.

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Akramana (1979)

Akramana (The Conquest) is a 1979 Kannada film directed by Girish Kasaravalli. It had Vijaya Kashi, Vaishali Kasaravalli, Padmashree and Chandrakumar Jain in the lead roles. The film is a psychodrama revolving around its three protagonists, their struggle to break free from the limitations of family and tradition, and the ultimate acceptance of the realities of life.

Partap Singh remembers Sukhdev

Sukhdev was certainly the greatest Indian documentary film-maker that ever lived. A gentle, a clown, an extraordinary friend, Sukhdev had no pretension to him, He could not brook pettiness, puffery or prudery.