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For the directions in Indian tradition, see Guardians of the directions § Directions_in_Hindu_tradition.
Directed by Sai Paranjpye
Produced by NFDC, Sai Paranjpye Films
Written by Sai Paranjpye (Screenplay & Dialogue)
Starring Shabana Azmi
Nana Patekar
Om Puri
Raghuvir Yadav
Music by Anand Modak
Cinematography Madhu Ambat, G. S. Bhaskar
Edited by Om Prakash Makkad
Release date
  • 1990 (1990)
Running time
135 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Disha (The Direction) was a 1990 Hindi film directed by Sai Paranjpye, based on the plight of immigrant workers in urban India, and starring Shabana Azmi, Nana Patekar, Om Puri in lead roles.

The film was a part of the Indian Panorama at the International Film Festival of India.[1] It was awarded the Best Jury and Most Popular film award at Rencontres Cinematographiques.[2]

Disha means direction.



  1. ^ NFDC films
  2. ^ "Cannes-CinĂŠma". Retrieved 2012-08-05. 

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