Abhimanyu's Face by Ranjan Palit

A film that takes a look at Guru Gambhir Singh’s Chhau dance troupe¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬. A masked dance form of Eastern India, it captures the performance of one of their favourite themes - the slaying of Abhimanyu, a story from the Mahabharata.

Kathmandu, Nepal

Ranjan Palit has been working professionally in cinema, for the last 35 years, as a cinematographer, director and producer. He has shot over a hundred documentaries, 14 feature films and around 250 commercials for screen and television. He has made a dozen documentaries, including Forever Young and In Camera. Ranjan has won four National Awards and several international awards. He has been conducting masterclasses on cinematography and documentary filmmaking, at Berkeley, Austin, Helsinki, Busan and Taipei, among others, and been on several international festival juries, including Yamagata, Japan.

  • Cinematographer: Ranjan Palit
  • Sound Recordist: Suresh Rajamani
  • Editor: Reena Mohan
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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