The narrative of the surreal fantasy is embedded within a framing story of a writer telling a story to a film producer, who eventually declines to make the movie.
The writer tells of Udayan (Shankar) and Kamini (Kanta) and the young man’s dream of establishing an art centre, Kalakendra (a fictional equivalent of Shankar’s India Cultural Centre at Almora) in the Himalayas.
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This was India's first ballet film, (Music: Vishnudas Shirali, Dialogue: Amrit Lal Nagar, Lyrics Sumitra Nandan Pant). Read More