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    Directed by Bimal Roy • 1958 • India
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    Directed by Bimal Roy • 1960 • India
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    A story by Bengali writer Subodh Ghosh provides the basis for this pointed look at the impact of caste in Indian society, a blend of romance and socially conscious drama. After she is orphaned, Sujata (the luminous Nutan...

  • Bandini

    Directed by Bimal Roy • 1963 • India
    Starring Nutan, Ashok Kumar, Dharmendra

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