Where the Ganges Flows (Jis desh mein ganga behti hai)

Unclassified 15+
Radhu Karmakar, 182 mins, India, 1951, 35mm, B&W, Hindi with English subtitles.

Where the Ganges Flows
Where the Ganges Flows
Appearing midpoint in his career, Raj Kapoor's last incarnation of his trademark tramp bridges earlier Black and White triumphs with his future colour crowd pleasers.

Raju (Kapoor), a composite of beliefs including Ghandian philosophies and Nehruvian aspirations, is a pilgrim of the Ganges, sidetracked by the womanly charms of the bandit Kammo (Padmini, replacing former leading lady, Nargis).

Raju attempts to convert Kammo's band of brigands into modern day Robin Hoods and through a series of twists and turns, the stage is set for a dramatic confrontation between the might of the massed rural police.

Where the Ganges Flows scooped up three major prizes at the 1986 Filmfare Awards: Best Music (Ravindra Jain), Best Director and Best Film.

New 35mm print! Screening includes an interval.

Dates   Fri 24 Feb 2012, 1.30pm

Sat 25 Feb 2012, 7.30pm

Wed 29 Feb 2012, 7.30pm

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