Tarpan (film)

Tarpan (English title: The Absolution[1]) was a 1994 Indian Hindi drama film written and directed by K. Bikram Singh, and starring Om Puri, Revathy, Dina Pathak, Manohar Singh and Mita Vashisht in lead roles. This directorial debut film was jointly produced by NFDC and Doordarshan.[2] The film set in the 1940s, in a fictitious village in the Shekhavati region in Rajasthan, where no girl child survives beyond the age of seven. It deals with larger issues of communalism and caste system through four inter-related stories.[2][3]

Tarpan
Directed byK. Bikram Singh
Produced byNFDC
Doordarshan
Written byNeelabh
K. Bikram Singh
StarringOm Puri
Revathy
Dina Pathak
Manohar Singh
Mita Vashisht
Music byRajat Dholakia
CinematographyVenu
Edited byRenu Saluja
Release date
1994
Running time
140 min
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

The film was screen at Moscow International Film Festival, Montreal International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival and Cairo International Film Festival.[4]

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AwardsEdit

  • Aravindhan award for best debut director.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tarpan New York Times.
  2. ^ a b "Tarpan". NFDC, Cinemas of India. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Tarpan: Cast and Synopsis". Retrieved 30 September 2013.
  4. ^ "K. BIKRAM SINGH". Public Service Broadcasting Trust. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013.

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