Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Agradoot


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Feb 29, 2012, 2:07:22 PM (8 years ago)
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    11'''Agradoot''' 
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    3 Best-known instance of phenomenon unique to Bengali cinema: group of film technicians signing collectively as director. The Agradoot core unit, formed in 1946, consisted initially of Bibhuti Laha (cameraman born in 1915), Jatin Datta (sound), Sailen Ghosal (lab work), Nitai Bhattacharya (scenarist) and Bimal Ghosh (production). Bibhuti Laha was the driving force and after most of the other members had left the group, he continued directing under the Agradoot name while working as a cinematographer under his own name. They made several commercially successful late 50s and 60s sentimental socials starring Uttam 
    4 Kumar, esp. Agni Pareeksha (remade as 
    5 Chhotisi Mulaqat, 1967) and the early colour 
    6 production Pathe Holo Deri). Another hit, Lalu 
     3Best-known instance of phenomenon unique to Bengali cinema: group of film technicians signing collectively as director. The Agradoot core unit, formed in 1946, consisted initially of Bibhuti Laha (cameraman born in 1915), Jatin Datta (sound), Sailen Ghosal (lab work), Nitai Bhattacharya (scenarist) and Bimal Ghosh (production). Bibhuti Laha was the driving force and after most of the other members had left the group, he continued directing under the Agradoot name while working as a cinematographer under his own name. They made several commercially successful late 50s and 60s sentimental socials starring Uttam Kumar, esp. Agni Pareeksha (remade as Chhotisi Mulaqat, 1967) and the early colour production Pathe Holo Deri). Another hit, Lalu 
    74Bhulu, was remade as Dosti (1959). Other 
    85film-makers who passed through the group 
     
    118include Sabhyasachi (cf. Ajoy Kar), Agragami, Yatrik, Chitra Rath and Chitra Sathi. 
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     11Filmography:  
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     13FILMOGRAPHY: 1947: Swapna-o-Sadhana; 
     141948: Samapika; Sabhyasachi/Pather Daabi; 
     151949: Sankalpa; 1951: Sahajatri; Babla; 1952: 
     16Aandhi; 1954: Agni Pareeksha; 1955: 
     17Anupama; Sabar Uparey; 1956: Trijama; 
     181957: Pathe Holo Deri; 1958: Surya Toran; 
     191959: Lalu Bhulu; 1960: Kuhak; Khokha 
     20Babur Pratyabartan; 1961: Agni Sanskar; 
     211962: Bipasha; Nabadiganta; 1963: 
     22Uttarayan; Badshah; 1965: Antaral; Surya 
     23Tapa; Tapasi; 1967: Nayika Sangbad; 1968: 
     24Kokhono Megh; 1969: Chiradiner; 1970: 
     25Manjari Opera; 1971: Chhadmabeshi; 1973: 
     26Sonar Khancha; 1974: Sedin Du-janay; 1977: 
     27Din Amader; 1981: Surya Sakhi; 1989: Aparanher Alo 
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    1330[[Glossary]] 
    1431[[Director]]