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Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan

The Strange Fate of Arvind Desai

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Directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza
India, 1978
Drama
      Hindi
      English

Synopsis

The protagonist, Arvind Desai, the son of a businessman, occasionally dates the company’s secretary and discusses politics and art with a Marxist colleague.

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The chaotic, bustling underbelly of Mumbai comes alive in this compelling drama about the existential crisis of a young privileged man. Through the ambiguous idealism of its confused protagonist, Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastan reflects on social injustice and class divide in urban India.

Synopsis

The protagonist, Arvind Desai, the son of a businessman, occasionally dates the company’s secretary and discusses politics and art with a Marxist colleague.

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Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb DastaanDirected bySaeed Akhtar Mirza
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International Film Festival Rotterdam
1981

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