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Do Bigha Zameen

This is a tale of a farmer in a drought hit village who is faced with the task of paying a shady loan to the village landowner or losing his meagre agricultural land i.e. do bigha zameen.

india Updated: May 19, 2003 15:22 IST
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Do Bigha Zameen

Language: Hindi

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Year: 1953

Never has Hindi film caught the angst of an impoverished farmer as this film does. It is the tale of a farmer in a drought hit village who is faced with the task of paying a shady loan to the village landowner or losing his meagre agricultural land i.e.

do bigha zameen

. To earn that sum he comes to an alien city, Kolkata, only fall into the urban-rural chasm.