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Khoon Ka Khoon

Alternative title
Hamlet
Synopsis
Feature film version of Hamlet. Recording of a stage production.
Language
Urdu
Country
India
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1935
Duration
122 mins
Availability
No archive copy found (2006)

Credits

Director
Sohrab Modi
Cast
Sohrab ModiHamlet
ShamshadbaiGertrude
Naseem BanuOphelia
Ghulam Hussein 
Obali Mai 

Additional Details

Theatre company
Stage Film Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Modi set up the Stage Film Company in 1935 and filmed two of their performances - KHOON KA KHOON and SAED-e-HAVAS, a version of King John. Both films were commercially unsuccessful.
Reviews
Esha Niyogi De ‘Modern Shakespeare in popular Bombay cinema: translation, subjectivity and community’ in Screen (vol.XLIII, no. 1, Spring 2002), p.19-40.

Production Company

Name

Stage Film

Record Stats

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