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  • SAGAR FILM COMPANY

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     1'''SAGAR FILM COMPANY''' 
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     4Bombay studio started in 1930 by Chimanlal 
     5Desa·i and Ambalal Patel, Southern distributors 
     6of Select Pies, Imperial and Ardeshir Irani 
     7(who withdrew in 1931) Its major early filmmaker 
     8was Sarvottam Badami (e.g. Dr 
     9Madhurika, 1935); Ezra Mir contributed 
     10some seminal Parsee theatre-derived films and 
     11novelist K.M. Munshi helped formulate the 
     12codes that were to shape Mehboob's early 
     13work. Others who started their careers in the 
     14studio, and in the same genre, were Zia 
     15Sarhadi and Ramchandra Thakur. When 
     16Chlli:J.anlal Luhar joined, they made some 
     17stunt. movies, including 1\lehboob'sDeccan 
     18Queen 0936). The studio also made nationalist 
     19documentaries, on Nehru and Subhash Bose, 
     20with the ~I clive collaboration of their subjects. 
     21In 1936 Ambalal Patel withdrew to start 
     22Sudama Pies. In 1939 Sagar merged with 
     23Fazalbhoy's Film City and General Films to 
     24become National Film. One of their earliest 
     25films was Mehboob's classicAurat U940), 
     26made at Sagar but released by National. 
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     28[[Studio]]