Malayalam/1965/140mins  Dir. Ramu Kariat

08-Sep-2018 | 07:00 PM | The Stein Auditorium

Synopsis: Habitat Film Appreciation Forum. Anna M.M. Vetticad, Independent Journalist and Author, introduces the evergreen romantic tragedy Chemmeen (Malayalam/1965/140mins) directed by Ramu Kariat. It was the first winner from south India of the National Award for Best Feature Film and remains an enduring example of a pan-India cinematic collaboration – although drawn primarily from the Malayalam film industry, the team also featured Hrishikesh Mukherjee as an editor, Salil Chowdhury as music director and Manna Dey as a singer. The screening will be followed by a discussion