Tapan Sinha & docs..

Posted: October 2, 2019 in Tapan Sinha

Happy b’day wishes to late filmmaker Tapan Sinha..

In quite a few of his later works, TS has shown an individual waging a relentless fight against the system. ATANKA, EK DOCTOR KI MAUT, ADMI AUR AURAT, ADALAT O EKTI MEY & WHEEL CHAIR cast the protagonist undergoing an ordeal but refusing to budge into submission.

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No Indian filmmaker has portrayed the profession of doctor and medicine with such sincerity like him. In the early fifties film HATEY BAZAREY, the protagonist Ashok Kumar plays a dedicated doctor who runs a mobile dispensary for the needy. In WHEEL CHAIR a handicapped doctor (Soumitro Chattopadhyay) puts up a relentless fight to bring relief to similarly disadvantaged people through his clinic. EK DOCTOR KI MAUT finds a doctor fighting the cruel academic system and losing out in getting recognition for his pioneering work on leprosy. AROHI & KHONIKER ATITHI too revolved around the Medicine man. In ADMI AUR AURAT the lack of medical facilities to the rural community is highlighted …

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