43 years of Shatranj Ke Khilari.
Shatranj Ke Khilari is a 1977 film written and directed by Satyajit Ray, based on Munshi Premchand’s short story of the same name. Amjad Khan plays the role of Wajid Ali Shah, King of Awadh, and Richard Attenborough plays the role of General James Outram.
The film also features the actors Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, David Abraham, Farida Jalal and Tom Alter, as well as Amitabh Bachchan as the narrator. This is one of the hindi films of worldwide popular filmmaker Satyajit Ray and second is ‘Sadgati’ another adaptation of Premchand’s short story.