Savkari Pash (The Indian Shylock) is Indian cinema's 1925 social melodrama silent film directed by Baburao Painter. V. Shantaram made his acting debut as the young village peasant in the film. Painter later remade Savkari Pash in 1936 as a talkie version. The film was adapted from Hari Narayan Apte's novel called Savkari Haak (Call of the Moneylender), and is referred to as a "milestone film" in Indian cinema. Along with Shantaram, the rest of the cast included Kamladevi, Zunzharrao Pawar, Kishabapu Bakre, K. Dhaiber and Shankarrao Bute.

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  • Savkari Pash (The Indian Shylock) is Indian cinema's 1925 social melodrama silent film directed by Baburao Painter. V. Shantaram made his acting debut as the young village peasant in the film. Painter later remade Savkari Pash in 1936 as a talkie version. The film was adapted from Hari Narayan Apte's novel called Savkari Haak (Call of the Moneylender), and is referred to as a "milestone film" in Indian cinema. Along with Shantaram, the rest of the cast included Kamladevi, Zunzharrao Pawar, Kishabapu Bakre, K. Dhaiber and Shankarrao Bute. The film has been cited as one of the "earliest examples" of parallel cinema in its depiction of real social issues. The story deals with a greedy moneylender who cheats the peasants of their money, forcing them to give up farming and take on jobs as mill-workers. (en)
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  • Screen shot from Savkari Pash
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  • Sheikh Fattelal
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  • Maharashtra Film Company, Kolhapur
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  • Maharashtra Film Company, Kolhapur
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  • Savkari Pash
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  • Savkari Pash (The Indian Shylock) is Indian cinema's 1925 social melodrama silent film directed by Baburao Painter. V. Shantaram made his acting debut as the young village peasant in the film. Painter later remade Savkari Pash in 1936 as a talkie version. The film was adapted from Hari Narayan Apte's novel called Savkari Haak (Call of the Moneylender), and is referred to as a "milestone film" in Indian cinema. Along with Shantaram, the rest of the cast included Kamladevi, Zunzharrao Pawar, Kishabapu Bakre, K. Dhaiber and Shankarrao Bute. (en)
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  • Savkari Pash (en)
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