Bimal Roy

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Bimal Roy
BirthplaceSuapur, Bengal Presidency, Indian Empire

Roy, Bimal


Born July 12, 1909, in Dacca; died Jan. 8, 1967, in Bombay. Indian film director.

Roy worked as a cameraman from 1935 to 1942, after which he began his career as a director. His film Two Bikha of Land (1953) dealt with the struggle of the Indian peasantry for their rights to the land. This was one of the most outstanding Indian films of the 1950’s. Roy directed other films, including Devdas (1955, based on a work by C. Chatterjee), Biraj Bahu (1956), The Untouchable (1959), and The Prisoner (1963).


Kolodiazhnaia, V. S. Kino Indii. Moscow, 1959.
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There is a continuity in the first two versions as they are in black and white, and Bimal Roy, cameraman of the Saigal-starring 1935 version was director of the Kumar-starring 1955 version.
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One bedroom is reminiscent of the golden Hollywood era of Rita Hayworth and Marilyn Monroe, while the other draws on colonial inspiration and renowned Indian artists Guru Dutt, Merchant Ivory and Bimal Roy.
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A recital by Ustad Rashid Khan, films by Satyajit Ray, Bimal Roy and Guru Dutt, documentaries on Kishore Kumar, MF Hussain and exhibition of Rabindranath Tagore's paintings are some highlights of the festival.
I was called at the Times of India office in the presence of well-known filmmakers like Chopra sahib, Bimal Roy, Shakti Samnta and many more.
It cannot be forged," the Kolkata-based institute's director Bimal Roy said.
Famous director Bimal Roy edited this movie, which had Madhubala and Ashok Kumar in the lead.
Its simplicity is in the tradition of the '50s and '60s films of writer-director Bimal Roy (though sans songs).