Gopal Krishna

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Sarah Niazi
The 1930s was an exciting epoch in the history of Indian cinema. The arrival of sound had made things challenging, exhilarating and new. While older modes of film production and exhibition still held their sway, the advent of new technology put the nascent film industry in a tizzy. The Prabhat Film…
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Gaurav Pai
This essay seeks to study villainy in three films Prabhat Film Company released in the interwar period, so as to understand the broader political agendas of the studio and its prescriptions for a better society. I have hermeneutically chosen these three films—Amritmanthan (1934), Wahan (1938) and…
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