Mumbai, February 20, 2013
First Published: 12:31 IST(20/2/2013)
Last Updated: 14:17 IST(20/2/2013)
To celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema, the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) will screen Achhut Kanya (1936), as a part of its Flashback series.
The Hindi film is directed by Franz Osten and features actors Devika Rani, Ashok Kumar and PF Pithawala, among others.
alt=Drama align=right src="http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2013/2/drama.jpg" width=310 height=258>The film tells the tragic tale of an untouchable girl, Kasturi, and her thwarted love for a Brahmin youth, Pratap. They are forced to marry persons whom they cannot love. They avoid each other after marriage, till chance throws them together at a village fair.
The film will be screened on February 21, at the Little Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point, from 6.30 pm onwards.
Admission is on a first come, first served basis.