Remembering Tapan Sinha

Posted: October 2, 2018 in 100 remarkable Indian films, Irrfan Khan, Ramapada Choudhury, Tapan Sinha

 

Today is the late filmmaker Tapan Sinha’s birthday.  Recepient of the highest cinema award of the country Dadasaheb Phalke, he has made over forty films in a career spanning more than four decades. Some of his outstanding films are APANJAN (remade by Gulzar as Mere Apne), GOLPO HOLEO SATTI (remade as BAWARCHI by Hrishikesh Mukherjee), NIRJAN SAIKATE and many others.  For compiling the seventy list of greatest Indian films, I would pick this Hindi film by him featuring Pankaj Kapoor and Shabana Azmi based on the life of a real doctor …

Ek Doctor Ki Maut, 1990 film.jpg

The story is credited to Ramapada Choudhury.

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