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    Celluloid Man

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    Celluloid Man (2012)
    Original lang.English, Hindi, Bengali
    Run time2h44m
    Directed byShivendra Singh Dungarpur
    CompanyDungarpur FilmsDungarpur FilmsDungarpur Films


    Celluloid Man is a tribute to an extraordinary man called Mr. P.K. Nair, the founder of the National Film Archive of India, and the guardian of Indian cinema. He built the Archive can by can in a country where the archiving of cinema is considered unimportant.

    The fact that the Archive still has nine precious silent films of the 1700 silent films made in India, and that Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema, has a place in history today is because of Mr. Nair. He influenced generations of Indian filmmakers and showed us new worlds through the prism of cinema.


    Saira Banu
    Jahnu Barua
    Naseeruddin Shah
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