Kamla Ki Maut
Director Basu Chatterjee
Music director Salil Chowdhury
Screenplay Basu Chatterjee
|Release date 1989|
Cast Roopa Ganguly, Supriya Pathak
Awards Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay
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Kamla ki maut a film by basu chatterjee
Kamla Ki Maut (Death of Kamla) is a 1989 Hindi drama film directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film set in Mumbai, deals with issue of love, pre-marital sex and relationships in modern India. It stars Pankaj Kapoor, Supriya Pathak and Roopa Ganguly in lead roles.
At the 36th Filmfare Awards the film won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Basu Chatterjee. In 2013, to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema, National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) in partnership with Shemaroo, released a digitally re-mastered print of the film under "Cinemas of India" label.
The film is set in a lower middle class chawl, an apartment building in Mumbai, a 20-year-old and unmarried Kamla, unable to handle the news of her pregnancy commits suicide. This makes her neighbourhood examine their own secrets and the choices they have made in their own lives.
The film was shot at Gopal Bhawan, a residential building at Mangalwadi in Girgaum, besides Natraj Studio and R. K. Studio in Mumbai.
ReferencesKamla Ki Maut Wikipedia
Kamla Ki Maut IMDb