Idiot (1992 film)
|Directed by||Mani Kaul|
|Written by||Anup Singh
Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel)
|Music by||Vikram Joglekar
|Editing by||Lalitha Krishna|
|Release dates||8 October 1992|
|Running time||165 min.|
Idiot is a Hindi film based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, The Idiot. It was directed by Mani Kaul and starred Shahrukh Khan and Ayub Khan-Din. The film debuted at the New York Film Festival in October 1992. In this version of the tale, placed in contemporary Mumbai, Prince Miskin (Khan-Din) is a man whose epilepsy is mistaken for idiocy.
1993 Filmfare Awards
- Holden, Stephen (8 October 1992). "Review/Film Festival; Dostoyevsky's 'Idiot,' by Way of Bombay". The New York Times. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
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