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Neel Akasher Neechey (1959)

 |  Drama  |  20 February 1959 (India)
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A poor Chinese hawker,Wang Lu sells his merchandise, China silk in the streets of Calcutta.

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Credited cast:
Kali Bannerjee ...
Wang Lu (as Kali Bandopadhyay)
Manju Dey ...
Smriti Biswas
Bikash Roy ...
Basanti's Husband
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Quo Lin An
Ajit Banerjee ...
(as Ajit Bandopadhyay)
Robin Banerjee ...
(as Rabin Bandopadhyay)
Sudhir Basu
Rasuraj Chakraborthy ...
(as Rasaraj Chakraborty)
Ajit Chatterjee ...
(as Ajit Chattopadhyay)
Priya Chatterjee ...
(as Priya Chattopadhyay)
Chandi Chattopadhyay
Liu Chan Chin
Bhaskar Deb
Lee Chiu Fong
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Set in 1930s, the film tells the story of an honest Chinese hawker, Wang Lu,who sells silk in Calcutta's streets while refusing to get involved in the opium trade run by his fellow countrymen. He feels a sisterly affection towards Basanti engaged in a political group, the wife of a lawyer. Basanti is arrested and imprisoned causing Wang Lu to get involved with her political group. He later returns to China to join the resistance movement against the Japanese invasion of China in 1931. Written by Swarup

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