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     1'''Andhi Gali''''''''' 
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     3 
     4aka Blind Alley aka Dead End 
     51984 152’ col Hindi 
     6d/sc/m Buddhadev Dasgupta pc K.B.S. Films 
     7st Dibyendu Palit’s novel Ghar Bari 
     8dial/lyr Gulzar c Kamal Nayak 
     9lp Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Deepti Naval, 
     10M.K. Raina, Anil Chatterjee, Mahesh Bhatt, 
     11Satya Bannerjee, Shyamanand Jalan, Anuradha 
     12Tandon 
     13 
     14 
     15The final part of the director’s trilogy dealing 
     16with contemporary middle-class Bengali 
     17politics (Dooratwa, 1978; Grihajuddha, 
     181982) is his first film in Hindi. Set in Calcutta in 
     19the early 70s, the central figure is a left activist 
     20and school teacher, Hemanta. Narrowly 
     21escaping being murdered by the police, 
     22Hemanta finds his political organisation in 
     23disarray and flees to Bombay where he leads a 
     24quiet life though his nerves are still shattered 
     25by his Calcutta experiences. Through a friend, 
     26Rakesh, Hemanta meets Jaya and they marry. 
     27To help raise money to buy a flat, Jaya 
     28reluctantly becomes a model for advertisement 
     29photographs. Obsessed with the desire to 
     30secure a middle-class lifestyle, Hemanta forces 
     31Jaya to take on demeaning photographic 
     32assignments and, to impose his will on her, he 
     33rapes her. Jaya commits suicide and Hemanta 
     34finds himself facing the police again. 
     35 
     36[[Film]]