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Fate (1933)

Karma (original title)
The simple plot has the maharani (Devika Rani) fall in love with the neighbouring prince (Rai) despite her father's disapproval. It is presented as an Orientalist fantasy with a, by Indian ... See full summary »

Director:

John Hunt (as J.L.F. Hunt)

Writers:

Rupert Downing (dialogue), Rupert Downing (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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Devika Rani ... Maharani
Himanshu Rai ... Prince (as Himansu Rai)
Abraham Sofaer ... Holy Man
Sudharani Sudharani
Dewan Sharar Dewan Sharar
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The simple plot has the maharani (Devika Rani) fall in love with the neighbouring prince (Rai) despite her father's disapproval. It is presented as an Orientalist fantasy with a, by Indian standards, scandalously prolonged kiss. It was described as 'a sort of American romance done against an Indian background'. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Drama | Romance

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This film features a four-minute kiss between Devika Rani and her real-life husband. See more »

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Country:

UK | India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

15 May 1933 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Fate See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Visatone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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