Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

Name the first Indian film which won the prestigious Cannes film festival "Grand Prix" award. Namr the maker/director and year

Tags: film, education, indian film
Asked by Josna, 20 Jan '10 10:17 am
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (2)

 
1.

Neecha Nagar (Hindi), maker & directed by Chetan Anand: Grand Prix, inaugural Cannes Film Festival, 1946
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 20 Jan '10 10:37 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

Neecha nagar by great chetan anand(1915-1997) wins the prestigious cannes film festival grand prix in 1946. the inspiration for neecha nagar was the russian literary giant maxim gorkys lower depths. while being influenced by russian literature in its content, the makers film craft and technique bore the stamp of socially-conscious hollywood moviemakers such as frank capra, king vidor and john huston. a highlight of the film was pt. ravi shankar's debut as a film composer
Answered by Rajni, 20 Jan '10 10:37 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (1)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining