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Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal was born on December 14, 1934 in Alwal, Hyderabad, British India. He is a director and writer, known for Zubeidaa (2001), Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008) and Junoon (1979). See full bio »
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 2001 Zubeidaa
 2000 Conflict
 1996 Sardari Begum
 1994 Mammo
 1991 Antarnaad
 1990 Abode of Kings: Rajasthan (Documentary)
 1990 Nature Symphony (Documentary)
 1988 Bharat Ek Khoj (TV Series)
 1987 Susman
 1986 Katha Sagar (TV Series)
 1986 Yatra (TV Series)
 1985 Festival of India (Documentary)
 1985 Nehru (Documentary)
 1985 Vardan (Documentary)
 1983 Mandi
 1983 Sangathan (Documentary)
 1983 Arohan
 1982 Growth for a Golden Future (Documentary)
 1982 Jawaharlal Nehru (Documentary)
 1982 Satyajit Ray (Documentary)
 1981 Kalyug
 1979 Pashu Palan
 1979 Reaching Out to People (Documentary)
 1979 Junoon
 1978 Anugraham
 1977 New Horizons in Steel (Documentary)
 1976 Epilepsy (Documentary)
 1976 The Churning
 1975 Hero (Short)
 1975 The Quiet Revolution, Part 2 (Documentary)
 1975 Night's End
 1974 Bal Sansar (Documentary)
 1974 The Quiet Revolution (Documentary)
 1974 You Can Prevent Burns (Documentary)
 1974 Ankur
 1973 Suhani Sadak (Documentary)
 1972 Foundations of Progress (Documentary)
 1972 Notes on the Green Revolution (Documentary)
 1972 Power to the People (Documentary)
 1972 Raga and Melody (Documentary)
 1972 The Raag Imam Kalyan (Documentary)
 1971 Steel: A Whole New Way of Life (Documentary)
 1971 Tala and Rhythm (Documentary)
 1971 The Pulsating Giant (Documentary)
 1970 Quest for a Nation (Documentary)
 1970 Why Export? (Documentary)
 1969 Flower Garden (Short)
 1969 Horoscope for a Child (Documentary)
 1969 Poovanam (Short)
 1968 Indian Youth: An Exploration (Documentary)
 1967 A Child of the Streets (Documentary)
 1967 Close to Nature (Documentary)
 1962 Gher Betha Ganga (Short)
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Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (8 credits)

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