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     1'''Ajoy Kar (1914-85)''' 
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     3 
     4Bengali director and cameraman born in 
     5Calcutta. Left college to become a professional 
     6photographer (1931); assistant cameraman to 
     7Jatin Das at East India Film (1935) and 
     8cinematographer at Indrapuri Studios, Calcutta 
     9(1938). Shot over 80 features. Became director 
     10in the Sabhyasachi collective with Binoy 
     11Chatterjee (scripts), Jatin Datta (sound), Kamal 
     12Ganguly (editor), Bishnu Chakraborty (art d), 
     13Bimal Ghosh (prod. controller) and actress 
     14Kanan Devi. Signed first 3 films as 
     15Sabhyasachi. Made several films based on 
     16Rabindranath Tagore and Saratchandra 
     17Chatterjee novels. Crucial figure in reformist 
     18Bengali prose cinema of late 50s and 60s 
     19surrounding Uttam Kumar (cf. the classic 
     20Saptapadi). Founded India Film Laboratory in 
     21Calcutta (1957). Studied colour film technology 
     22in the USA (1976). Work often located on the 
     23cusp between literary respectability and broad 
     24melodrama (e.g. Malyadaan, adapting Tagore 
     25to tell the story of a dull orphan girl growing 
     26into womanhood). 
     27''' 
     28FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1949: Ananya; Bamuner 
     29Meye; 1950: Mejdidi; 1951: Jighansa; 1954: 
     30Grihapravesh; 1955: Sajghar; Paresh; 1956: 
     31Shyamali; 1957: Bardidi; Harano Sur; 1959: 
     32Khelaghar; 1960: Suno Baro Nari; 1961: 
     33Saptapadi; 1962: Atal Jaler Ahwan; 1963: 
     34Saat Pake Bandha; Barnali; 1964: Prabhater 
     35Rang; 1966: Kanch Kata Hirey; 1969: 
     36Parineeta; 1971: Malyadaan; 1973: Kaya 
     37Hiner Kahini; 1976: Datta; 1979: Nauka Dubi; 
     381984: Bishabriksha; Madhuban. 
     39 
     40[[Director]] 
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     42[[Camera]]