Zubeidaa, September 7
Shyam Benegal in Person. Karisma Kapoor stars in Benegal's first venture into Bollywood, a lavish musical wrapped around the story of a woman in early-'50s Bombay whose desperate wish to be an actress leads to tragedy.
Shyam Benegal in Person. Benegal adapts the autobiography of a scandalous '40s actress in "a complex exploration of female emancipation, making striking use of the Hindi cinema . . . as setting, symbol, and catalyst."-Time Out
Shyam Benegal in Person. Benegal's 1974 debut announced an Indian cinema of determined independence with its unvarnished, subtly enraged depiction of a spineless landlord's relationship with his trusting female servant.