The Resource 27 Down, by Avtar Krishan Kaul

27 Down, by Avtar Krishan Kaul

Label
27 Down
Title
27 Down
Statement of responsibility
by Avtar Krishan Kaul
Contributor
Director
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anna (Om Shivpuri) and his son, Sanjay (M.K. Raina) live in a small town. Anna is a train-driver and works for the Railways. One day his train meets with an accident and he his right leg gets paralyzed. When Sanjay grows up, Anna gets him a job with the Railways as a Ticket Checker. Sanjay gets accustomed to his job so much that he starts more and more time on the train then in his house. During his travels he comes across a young lady passenger, Shalini (Raakhee). They meet often and explore having a relationship. Thinking that Shalini wants to marry him, he accompanies her to meet her grandfather and two siblings. He is shocked when Shalini introduces him as a married man, working as her co-worker. Sanjay, in disbelief, must find out why Shalini lied about this marital status and his employment with the Railways. His father finds out about his affair with Shalini, and arranges his marriage with another girl from the village. Sanjay, reluctantly marries but is unable to get Shalini
Awards note
  • Won 1974 Locarno International Film Festival Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
  • Won 1974 National Film Awards, India Silver Lotus Award, Best Cinematography
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In Hindi
  • Original language in Hindi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kaul, Avtar Krishan
  • Meher, Sadhu
  • (1947), Rakhee Gulzar
  • Dalvi, Sudhir
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 1970s
  • South Asia
  • Employment
  • Romantic relationships
  • Railroad companies
  • Railroads
  • Trains
  • Accidents (Physical health)
  • Arranged marriages
  • Family
Target audience
adult
Label
27 Down, by Avtar Krishan Kaul
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (114 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)2067376
  • (OCoLC)865004350
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2067376/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000131608
Video recording format
other
Label
27 Down, by Avtar Krishan Kaul
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (114 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)2067376
  • (OCoLC)865004350
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2067376/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000131608
Video recording format
other

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