Mon 1 April, 6.30pm | The British Library, London
Director: Kamal Amrohi
Cast: Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Raaj Kumar, Veena
India, 1972. Hindi. 147 mins.
Considered one of the greatest films of all time, Pakeezah is a musical delight set in the Muslim quarter of Lucknow. It tells the story of Nargis who grows up in a brothel with a desire to be loved and accepted by society.
Includes Q&A with Tajdar Kamal Amohi, son of the legendary director Kamal Amrohi.
Venue: The British Library, London
Mon 1 April, 6.30pm