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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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Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho! (1984)

Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho! (1984)

Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! is a 1984 Hindi film directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza. Based on a story penned by Mirza, the film tells the story of an elderly couple who decide to take on the corrupt nexus of the rich and the law and pay dearly.

Paar (1984)

Paar (1984)

Paar is a 1984 Hindi film directed by Goutam Ghose, with Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi in prominent roles. Based on the Bengali story ‘Paari’ by Samaresh Basu, the film tells the story of a Dalit couple forced to flee their village after a massacre and their ordeal and quest for homecoming.