Mill Mazdoor - The Great Indian Film Hunt

Mill Mazdoor – The Great Indian Film Hunt

Mill Mazdoor (1934)

(“The Mill”)

Dir: Mohan Bhavnani. Studio: Ajanta Cinetone. IMDB entry

First Indian talkie banned by British censors, who came under pressure from Indian mill owners. Based on a Munshi Premchand novel, it was a story on the rights of the working class. On the basis of having mutinous undertones, the film was banned.

Mazdoor booklet (PDF 31.5 MB)

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