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Chakra / director, Rabindra Dharmaraj ; producer, Manmohan Shetty.
Contributor(s): Dharmaraj, Rabindra [direction.] | Dalvi, Jayavant Dvarkanath. Cakra | Shemaroo Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Mumbai : Shemaroo Video, 2005Description: 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Slums -- India -- Mumbai -- Drama | Poor -- India -- Mumbai -- DramaDDC classification:
|Item type||Current location||Call number||Vol info||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|DVD||Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore||A00373 (Browse shelf)||C3||Available||A00373|
|DVD||Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore||A00263 (Browse shelf)||C4||Available||A00263|
Copyright notice on disc: Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
Originally released theatrically in 1981.
"Based on the novel by the eminent Marathi writer Jayawant Dalvi"--Container.
Summary taken from container.
Music, Hridyanath Mangeshkar.
Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Ranjit Choudhary.
Chakra is a story of the shanties and slums that dot every mega city naywhere in the world. A story of the search for shelter, security, and small pleasures of life. Following the life of Amma, a feisty sexually active widow who labors to eke out existence for herself and her teenage son Benwa, the story in anecdotal fashion examines the peculiar social and moral setup of this tribe where survival for the next day justifies all means to obtain it.
In Hindi with English subtitles.
"Filmfare award winner: best actor, Naseeruddin Shah; best actress, Smita Patil"--Container.