Susman (film)

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Directed by Shyam Benegal
Produced by Shyam Benegal
Written by Shama Zaidi
Starring Shabana Azmi
Om Puri
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Music by Vanraj Bhatia
Cinematography Ashok Mehta
Edited by Bhanudas Divakar
Release date
Running time
140 min
Country India
Language Hindi

Susman (Essence) is a 1987 Hindi film directed by Shyam Benegal. The film highlighted the struggle of rural handloom weavers in the wake of rapid industrialization.

The film was selected for the Indian Panorama at Filmotsav 1987. Invited to the London Film Festival, the Chicago Film Festival, the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Sydney & Melbourne Film Festivals 1987.[1] It was remade as Kancheevaram in Tamil by Priyadarshan.



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