Shakespeare-Wallah (1965)


Director:James Ivory

Description:The story of a family troupe of English actors in India. They travel around the towns and villages giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face of India as the old is replaced by the new, Maharajas become hotel owners, sports become more important than culture and the theater is replaced by Bolliwood movies. Based on the travels of Geoffrey Kendal with his daughter Felicity Kendal.


Starring:Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell


Writer:Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (story), James Ivory (story)

Imdb rating:7.0

Imdb votes:413

Released on:01 Dec 1965


Category: drama hindi-movies