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Indian film pioneer Vijaya Mulay

Vijaya Mulay receives a documentary filmaking lifetime achievement award from India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in February, 2002.

She says of this award, “It came in the name of a film pioneer, Shantaram, along with a citation, a golden conch trophy (real gold I was told) and a cheque of one hundred thousand rupees. I am the fourth person and the first woman to get this award. I kept the trophy but gave the money to an N.G.O. that is setting up an Internet site for documentaries.”

Pather Panchali
(the story of the road)

by Vijaya Mulay

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