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Chameli Memsaab

1975 144’ b&w Assamese d/p/s Abdul Majid pc Seuj Bolchhabi Santha st Nirode Choudhury lyr/m Bhupen Hazarika c Bijoy De lp George Baker, Binita Gohain, Hadi Alam Bora, Saleha Parveen, Abdul Majid, Master Rajib

Tragic love story featuring an English manager of a tea estate (Baker) and a labourer in his employ. The manaher is held responsible for the death of his Indian wife, who had committed suicide after giving birth to a handicapped child. The film established its director, a former actor and playwright, as a leading Assamese filmmaker, and was also known for Hazarika’s award-winning compositions.