The Tiger and the Flame

TitleThe Tiger and the Flame
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1953
AuthorsModi, Sohrab
Running Time148 min
Date Released1953
DistributorUnited Artists
CountryUnited States
Publication Languagehindi, english
Abstract

This first Bollywood film shot in Technicolor focuses on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi who lead her people in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. It follows her trajectory from a young confident girl chosen to be the wife of the much older King to her fearless pursuit of politics, diplomacy, and military strategy to further Indian independence. 

Cast

Mehtab

Sohrab Modi

Baby Shikha

Kamalakant

Mubarak

Credits

produced and directed by Sohrab Modi

story by Pandit Dubey

written by Geza Herzeg, Sudershan, and Adi Keeka

cinematography by Ernest Haller

edited by Bhalchaner, D. Shirdhankar, and Russell Lloyd

music by Vasant Desai

lyrics by Pandit Radheyshyam

Genre

Drama, History

Original PublicationJhansi Ki Rani
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