|Directed by||Mrinal Sen|
|Produced by||Rajeswar Rao Kosaraju|
|Written by||Mrinal Sen|
|Music by||Salil Choudhury|
|Cinematography||K. K. Mahajan|
Mrigayaa is a 1976 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Mrinal Sen and produced by Rajeswar Rao Kosaraju, which was the debut of Mithun Chakraborty which also won him the prestigious National Film Award for Best Actor.The film also won the Swarna Kamal award for the Best Picture and the Best Director's award for Mrinal Sen.
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 development of a friendship between a British administrator with a flair for game hunting, and a village man, who is an expert archer. This happens in the backdrop of the awakening of the Indian people against the British rule. .
- Mithun Chakraborty – Ghinua
- Mamata Shankar
- Asit Bandopadhyay
- Shekhar Chatterji
- Sadhu Meher
- Ganesh Mukherjee
- Anoop Kumar
- Samit Bhanja
- Tom Alter
- National Film Award for Best Feature Film – Kosaraju Rajeswara Rao
- National Film Award for Best Actor – Mithun Chakraborty
National Film Award for Best Direction - Mrinal Sen '
- "10th Moscow International Film Festival (1977)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-12.
- Mrigayaa at the Internet Movie Database
- A brief sketch at Mrinal Sen's website – http://mrinalsen.org/mrigaya.htm
|This article about a Hindi film of the 1970s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|