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Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991)

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After years of painstaking research at the cost of his domestic pleasure, Dr. Dipankar Roy discovers a vaccine for leprosy. The news is flashed over television and overnight, an ... See full summary »

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Pankaj Kapur
Deepa Sahi
Vijayendra Ghatge
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Monir Azam
Kristin Basak
Samir Kumar Basu
Nirmal Biswas
Asoke Chakraborty
Anil Chatterjee
Bhaskar Chatterjee
Madhuri Chatterjee
Vasant Choudhury ...
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Alina Pal Chowdhury
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After years of painstaking research at the cost of his domestic pleasure, Dr. Dipankar Roy discovers a vaccine for leprosy. The news is flashed over television and overnight, an insignificant junior doctor receives international recognition. Professional jealousy and abuse of power threaten Dr. Roy, even as the Secretary of Health reprimands him for breaking the news to the press. He is asked to report to the Director of Health. Professional colleagues Dr. Arijit Sen and Dr. Ramananda invite him to a lecture but it is merely a pretence to humiliate him. Dr. Roy suffers a mild heart attack but he refuses to go to the hospital. His wife and few others like Dr. Kundu stand by Dr. Roy, but the harassment continues; a letter from an American foundation is suppressed and Dr. Roy transferred to a remote village. The last straw is two American doctors receiving credit for discovering the same vaccine. Dr. Roy is shattered. Written by Rajesh Das

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One of the finest movie ever seen
20 May 2012 | by (mumbai) – See all my reviews

The movie which was made in 1991 has the same impact even today as it was earlier.. Dr. Roy who tried inventing the vaccine for leprosy, but due to poor response from the officials and the jealousy that delayed the man to submit the paper of his research and some one else bagged the credit..The movie very nicely placed the system and their corruption.. It portrayed how an individual who have the potential to make his mark on world's best invention, but due to some negligence and jealousy. Great acting by Mr. Kapur, one of the finest actors... Great directions and great story..

Best movie


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