Item Details

Do Bigha Zamin [videorecording]

Bimal Roy Productions present ; scenario, Hrishikesh Mukherjee ; music, Salil Choudhury ; lyrics, Shailendra ; produced & directed by Bimal Roy
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
A landowner gives Shambu (Balraj Sahni) and his wife (Nirupa Roy) three months to pay off their farm rent, or the land will be sold to build a factory. In desperation to keep their farm, they move to Calcutta in an attempt to make money and save their ancestral lands.
Director
Bimal Roy
Performers
Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Ratan Kumar, Murad, Nana Palsikar, Nazir Hussain, Meena Kumari.
Release Date
1953
Run Time
119 min.
Language
In Hindi with English subtitles
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Videodisc release of a 1953 production.
  • Copyright notice on disc: Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd.
  • For special features see interactive menu.
Awards Note
"Certificate of merit-National award 1953; Filmfare award winner: best film; best director, Bimal Roy"--Container.
Edition
Full screen version
Credits
Story, Salil Choudhury ; cinematography, Kamal Bose ; editor, Hrishikesh Mukherjee ; choreography, Prem Dhawan.
Published
Mumbai : Shemaroo Video, [2004].
Publisher no.
SHEDVD 203 Shemaroo
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, all regions; NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1.
Technical Details

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