Indian camera, Iranian heart

By Megan Wang|March 8, 2019|Insight|

Ranjita Ganesan provides an account of the early collaborative talkies of Abdolhossein Sepanta (1933-37) Every day for some months in 1935, Abdolhossein Sepanta dutifully made the dull commute from Bandra to Andheri in Bombay. By this time the financial capital of India and home of Indian cinema were familiar to Sepanta, a young poet and journalist from Tehran who attended theatre school in his youth. He had studied and worked in

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