Hunterwali - The Great Indian Film Hunt

Hunterwali – The Great Indian Film Hunt

Hunterwali (1935)

(“A Woman With a Whip” English release title: ‘The Princess and the Hunter’)

Dir: Homi Wadia. Studio: Wadia Movietone. IMDb entry

Starring Mary Evans aka Fearless Nadia as a masked vigilante, it is one of the finest examples of female led Indian stunt films. The surviving posters and stills of the film have turned Fearless Nadia into a cultural icon. 10 reels of ‘Hunterwali’ were deposited with the NFAI in 1990, 3 with sound. 4 – 5 reels are still missing.

‘Hunterwali’ brochure 1 (PDF 23.4 MB)

‘Hunterwali’ brochure 2 (PDF 25.9 MB)

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