Mother India : A Milestone In Indian Cinema

A Century Of Stories

Feb 12 2024 • 10 mins

Welcome to A Century of Stories presented by IDFC FIRST Bank!

In this episode, join me, Kunal Vijayakar, as we explore a monumental moment in Indian cinema history. On 26th March 1958, independent India made its debut submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Mehboob Khan's magnum opus, "Mother India," a gripping tale of class warfare and the oppression of the poor, earned this prestigious recognition, catapulting Indian cinema onto the global stage.

Join us as we delve into the legacy of "Mother India," a film that not only challenged societal norms but also redefined the narrative of Indian cinema. Don't miss out on this compelling journey through cinematic history!

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