Ismat Chughtai Actor

Ismat chughtai

Ismat Chughtai (Urdu: عصمت چغتائی) (August 1915 – 24 October 1991) was an eminent Urdu writer, known for her indomitable spirit and a fierce feminist ideology. She was considered the grand dame of Urdu fiction, Along with Rashid Jahan, Wajeda Tabassum and Qurratulain Hyder, Ismat’s work stands for the birth of a revolutionary feminist politics and aesthetics in twentieth century Urdu literature. She explored feminine sexuality, middle-class gentility, and other evolving conflicts in the modern Muslim world Her outspoken and controversial style of writing made her the passionate voice for the unheard, and she has become an inspiration for the younger generation of writers, readers and intellectuals. She was born in Badayun, Uttar Pradesh and grew up largely in Jodhpur where her father was a civil servant. She was ninth of ten children (six brothers, four sisters), and since her older sisters got married while Ismat was very young, the better part of her childhood was spent in the company of her brothers, a factor which she admits contributed greatly to the frankness in her nature and writing.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 15th, 1915
Nationality
India
Date of death
October 24th, 1991 at age of 76
Place of death
Mumbai, India
Religion
Islam

Family

Siblings
Spouse

Movie performances

1. Junoon (1978)

played Maternal Grandmother of Ruth Labadoor
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
141.0
12 Show list 9 Show list

Junoon is a critically acclaimed and award-winning 1978 Indian Hindi language film produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Shyam Benegal. The film is the basis for Ruskin Bond's fictional novella, A Flight of Pigeons, set around the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The film also had award-winning soundtrack, composed by Vanraj Bhatia, and cinematography by Govind Nihalani. Its cast included Shashi Kapoor, his wife Jennifer Kendal, Nafisa Ali, Tom Alter, Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Naseeruddin Shah, Deepti Naval, Pearl Padamsee and Sushma Seth.

Awards

1980 Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer
1980 Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue
1980 Filmfare Award for Best Sound Design
1980 Filmfare Award for Best Film
1980 Filmfare Award for Best Editing
1980 Filmfare Award for Best Director
1978 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi
1978 National Film Award for Best Audiography
1978 National Film Award for Best Cinematography

Top cast

Sarfaraz Khan
Lalal Ramjimal
Priest
Kader Khan
Firdaus
Javed's chachi
Rashid's wife
Javed Khan
Ruth Labadoor
Bitter woman
Rashid Khan
Mrs. Mariam Labadoor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
J.P. Kaushik
Junoon
English, Hindi
India

Movies directed

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Co-directors Writers External resources
My Dreams
Documentary
1975

Movies written

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Directors Co-writers External resources
Junoon
1978 9
Arzoo
Musical,Romance
1950
Hiten Choudhury
Asghar Jafri

Awards won

1975 Filmfare Award for Best Story

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Garm Hava Award-Winning Work
Filmfare

1973 National Film Award for Best Story

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Garm Hava Award-Winning Work
Directorate of Film Festivals

Wikipedia

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