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  • Nemai Ghosh

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     1'''Nemai Ghosh,''' (1914-88) 
     2Bengali and Tamil director/cameraman. Born 
     3in Calcutta. Assistant to Bibhuti Das at the 
     4Aurora Studio (1932); resigned following a 
     5trade union dispute. For several years involved 
     6with a cine-technicians’ union. Member of the 
     7Calcutta Film Society from the outset (1943) 
     8and was considered by Ray as his first-choice 
     9cameraman for Pather Panchali (1955). 
     10Member of the IPTA, acting in its seminal play 
     11Nabanna. First film: Chinnamul, a classic of 
     12IPTA-inspired socialist realism, admiringly 
     13reviewed by Pudovkin in Pravda (1951). 
     14Moved to Madras (1951) where he worked as 
     15cameraman on Tamil and Kannada films, e.g. 
     16G.V. Iyer’s Hamsa Geethe (1975). Key 
     17member of a Marxist collective, the Kumari 
     18Films Co-op, which produced Padhai 
     19Theriyudu Paar. Also made documentaries, 
     20e.g. Light and Candle and Mysore University. 
     21Vice-President of the Federation of Film 
     22Societies for several years and a Naxalite 
     23sympathiser in the 70s. 
     24 
     25''' 
     26FILMOGRAPHY''': 1950: Chinnamul; 1960: 
     27Padhai Theriyudu Paar; 1981: Sooravalli 
     28 
     29[[Director]] 
     30[[Camera]]