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Tapan Sinha

2 October 1924 to 15 January 2009

A revered Indian writer-director, Sinha scored a breakthrough hit with Kabuliwala (1956) and went to direct his Tagore trilogy, later winning acclaim for prison drama Louhakapat (1957). He also worked in Hindi cinema with Bollywood stars, and won a UNICEF award for his final feature Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991).

* Read Tapan Sinha's Guardian Obituary