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Angoor

Synopsis
Bollywood Hindi comedy film version of The Comedy of Errors by Gulzar is ‘a genuinely insightful one’ (the Guardian, 2019). The story is set in Mumbai where Ashok and Bahadur arrive to buy a grape field. There is a photo of a yogi purported to be Shakespeare at the beginning and and end of the film.
Language
Hindi
Country
India
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1982
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Sampooran Singh Gulzar
Producer
Jai Singh; Sampooran Singh Gulzar
Cinematographer
M. Sampat
Music
Rahuli Dev Burman
Art Direction
Ajit Banerjee
Cast
Aruna IraniPrema
Deepti NavalTanu
Deven VermaBahadur
Moushumi ChatterjeeSudha A. Tilak
Sanjeev KumarAshok. R. Tilak

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Bollywood

Notes

Notes
English subtitles.
Out of distribution, but can be bought online: http://rahulandi.com/angoor-dvd/
Reviews
Lanier, Douglas ‘Film Spin-Offs and Citations’ in Burt, Richard (ed). Shakespeares After Shakespeares: an Encyclopedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture. 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. (p. 145-6. entry 589).

Production Company

Name

AR Movies

Archive

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

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