Achhut - The Great Indian Film Hunt

Achhut – The Great Indian Film Hunt

Achhut (1940)

(“The Untouchable”)

Dir: Chandulal Shah. Studio: Ranjit Studios. IMDB entry

The film consciously echoed Mahatma Gandhi’s message to eradicate untouchability. The characters overcome the caste barrier in the ending, extremely unconventional for films of that period.

‘Achhut’ booklet (PDF 29.6 MB)

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