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The Quest
Script of Goutam Ghose's Film Moner Manush
Paper Type: Art Paper (Matt) | Size: 216 x 178mm
All colour; 438 photographs
ISBN-10: 9381523134 | ISBN-13: 978-93-81523-13-1

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The demolition of Babri Masjid (was) followed by extensive communal riots... I realised it would be a responsible act to produce a film on a non-institutional and non-sectarian worshipper like Kabir or Lalon. With the advent of the new millennium the world seemed to be... seized by a surge of prejudice in matters related to religion, politics and culture. I decided that it was the right time for launching my project on Lalon Fakir

Goutam Ghose
Goutam Ghose

Goutam Ghose launched into documentaries, group theatre and photo journalism in 1973. His documentary, Hungry Autumn won him the main award at the Oberhausen Film Festival. Since then Ghose has produced several documentaries on personalities like Ustad Bismillah Khan, Satyajit Ray and HH Dalai Lama, in addition to ten feature films and a number of advertisement, corporate and short films. He has won fifteen National Awards, besides Filmfare Awards and a number of international awards like Silver Balloon, Nantes Film Festival, UNESCO Award at Venice, Golden Semurg at Tashkent, Fipresci Award and Red Cross Award at Verna Film Festival. He is the only Indian to win the coveted Vittori Di Sica Award and was awarded the Knighthood of the Star of Italian Solidarity in 2008.

Shankar Sen
Shankar Sen