Indian Cinema: 1977
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BHUMIKA (The Role)
1977. Producer: Blaze Film Enterprises. Director: Shyam Benegal. Story: Sangte he Aika by Hansa Wadkar. Script: Girish Karnad, Satyadev Dubey and Shyam Benegal. Photography: Govind Nihalini. Music: Vanraj Bhatia. Cast: Smita Patil, Amol Palekar, Anant Nag, Naseereddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Kulbhusan Kharbanda, Sulabha Deshpande, B. V. Karanth, Kusum Deshpande, Baby Ruksana. 16mm, color. Language: Hindi
GHATASHRADDHA (The Ritual)
1977. Producer: Suvarnagiri Films. Director: Girash Kasaravalli. Story: Dr. U. R. Anantamurthy. Script: Girash Kasaravalli. Photography: S. Ramachandra. Music: B. V. Karanth. Cast: Meena, Ajit Kumar, Jagannath, Ramaswamy Iyengar, Shanta, Suresh, Jagadish, Srihari, Narayana Bhatt. 16mm, 35mm, b&w. Language: Kannada.
KANCHAN SITA (Golden Sita)
1977. Producer: General Pictures. Director: G. Aravindan. Story: Based on a play by C. N. Sreekantan Nair. Script: G. Aravindan. Photography: Shajee N. Karun. Music: Rajeev Taranath. Cast: Ramdas, Venkateshwaralu, Chinna Pulliah, Kesava Panickar, Krishnan, Pottiah, Rangiah, Siva, Sobha Kiran, Annapurna. 35mm, color. Language: Malayalam.
1977. Producer: Kulathoor Bhaskaran Nair. Director: Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Script and Story: Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Photography: Ravi Verma. Cast: Gopi, Lalitha, Kaviyoor Ponamma. 35mm, b&ww, 118 min. Language: Malayalam.
SHATRANJ KE KHILARI (The Chess Players)
1977. Producer: Suresh Jindal. Director: Satyajit Ray. Story: Premchand. Script: Satyajit Ray. Music: Satyajit Ray. Photography: Soumendru Roy. Cast: Amjad Khan, Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Richard Attenborough, Tom Altar, Victor Banerjee, Kamu Mukherjee. 16mm, color. Language: Urdu
SWAMI (The Husband) (The Saint)
1977. Producer: Jaya Sarathi Combine. Director: Basu Chatterjee. Story: Sarat Chandra Chatterjee. Script: Basu Chatterjee. Photography: K. K. Mahajan. Music: Rajesh Roshan. Cast: Shabana Azmi, Girash Karnad, Vikram, Dhiraj Kumar, Shasikala, Utpal Dutta, Preety Ganguly. 35mm, color. Language: Hindi.