Seeta Devi as Gopa in Prem Sanyas (The Light of Asia) 1925

Seeta Devi as Gopa in the film Prem Sanyas "The Light of Asia" directed by Franz Osten. Born Renee Smith Seeta Devi was an Anglo-Indian actress who appeared in films from

Achhut Kannya  is a 1936 Hindi film. Among the early super-hits in the Bombay film industry, the film deals with the social position of Dalit girls and is considered a reformist period-piece.

Achhut Kannya is a 1936 Hindi film. Among the early super-hits in the Bombay film industry, the film deals with the social position of Dalit girls and is considered a reformist period-piece.

Achhut Kanya (1936) The film deals with the social position of Dalit girls and is considered a reformist period-piece. Music is by Saraswati Devi and lyrics by J.S. Kashyap. The movie stars Ashok Kumar (cast after the original hero had eloped with the producer's wife and leading lady) and Devika Rani (the producer's wife who decided to come back) in the lead roles.

Achhut Kanya (1936) The film deals with the social position of Dalit girls and is considered a reformist period-piece. Music is by Saraswati Devi and lyrics by J.S. Kashyap. The movie stars Ashok Kumar (cast after the original hero had eloped with the producer's wife and leading lady) and Devika Rani (the producer's wife who decided to come back) in the lead roles.

Jawani-ki-hawa 1935

Bombay Talkies, 'Jawani-ki-hawa', Devika Rani with ladies in waiting, 1935

Boeddha, de roeping van een koningszoon. German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, no. 36/2. Photo: Emelka Konzern. Still from Prem Sanyas or Die Leuchte Asiens/The Light of Asia ( Franz Osten, Himansu Rai, 1925). Collection: Didier Hanson.

German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, no. Still from Prem Sanyas or Die Leuchte Asiens/The Light of Asia ( Franz Osten, Himansu Rai, Collection: Didier Hanson.

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