This insightful socially relevant drama provides a stark picture about the clear cut class delineation in society. Class division is signified by a rich landowner (Rafi Peer) who lives on a mountain while the poor starve in the ‘Neecha Nagar’, a village in the valley below.
The landowner’s sewage flows around the poor people’s huts, spreading disease. Eventually the rich man dies in a long- drawn-out heart attack.
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Chetan Anand’s IPTA-supported film loosely adapted from Gorky’s classic forms a trio with Abbas’s 'Dharti Ke Lal' and Shantaram’s 'Dr Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani' (both 1946). Read More