Pardesi (1957)

 ●  Hindi ● Running Time: TBA

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A Nehruite Indo-Soviet co-production made in the wake of the Khrushchov ‘thaw’ about the first Russian to set up a trading mission in India in the 15th C. The Muscovite Afanasi (Oleg) travels to India down the Volga, across Iran’s deserts and the Arabian sea. In India he meets the fair maiden Champa (Nargis) through whom he discovers Indian civilisation.
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Did you know? The Russian version of this movie was extremely short, running for a mere 76 min only. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Black & White
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Trivia:
This was the first Indo-Russian co-production that was made in both Hindi and Russian.

The Russian version of this movie was extremely short, running for a mere 76 min only.

Pronin is known mainly for making an early Tadzhik feature in 1947 (Son of Tadzhikistan) and the first Kirghiz feature, 'Saltanat' (1955).

The film was shot in numerous exotic tourist locations in India.