Junoon

TitleJunoon
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1978
AuthorsBenegal, Shyam
Running Time141 min
Date Released1978
CountryIndia
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

The film is based on Ruskin Bond's fictional novella, A Flight of Pigeons, set during the Indian Mutiny/First Indian Revolution of 1857. The story portrays a doomed romance between a Pathan man and an Indian-born British woman. Explores cultural, class, and religious differences.

Cast

Sashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Jennifer Kendal, Nafisa Ali.

Credits

Photography: Govind Nihalani; music: Vanraj Bhatia; Film-Valas; produced by Shashi Kapoor; screenplay & direction: Shyam Benegal.

Genre

Drama, War, Romance

Alternate TitleThe Obsession
Original Publicationजुनून
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