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Hindi Film

The Indian Express Film Club screening in association with NCPA

Shabana Azmi plays Rukmini, the madam of a bordello. The most talented among Rukmini’s girls is Zeenat (Smita Patil), the illegitimate daughter of a famous singer, and Rukmini is determined to turn her into a great concert performer.

Director: Shyam Benegal
Producers: Lalit M. Bijlan & Freni Variava
Cast: Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil & others

The film screening will be followed by a discussion with Shubhra Gupta, Film Critic, The Indian Express.

Admission on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA Members do not have to register and will be given entry on display of membership card.

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