Happy Birthday, Mrinal Sen.

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Mrigayaa is a 1976 Hindi-language period drama film directed by Mrinal Sen and produced by K. Rajeshwara Rao. Based on a short story by Bhagbati Charan Panigrahi, called ‘Inaam’.

The film portrayed the relationship between the British colonialists and native villagers, and their exploitation by Indian landlords in 1920’s India. It also depicts the friendship between a British administrator, who has a flair for game hunting, and a native tribal, who is an expert archer.

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