Himself - Presenter
The story of Indian film is as vast as the country. India knew as much if not more about devastation as Europe in the '50s. De-colonialization, partition, famine, and the caste system had traumatized it. In all this turmoil you'd think that the country would have no time for cinema. But you'd be wrong. By the 1950s, India seemed made for cinema. It's colors seemed to have the hand of a production designer, back then. It's luminosity as the feel of a studio arc light.