Shatranj Ke Khilari

Shatranj Ke Khiladi Hindi The Chess Players is a 1977 Indian film by Bengali director Satyajit Ray, based on Munshi Premchands short story of the same name. Amjad Khan plays the role of Wajid Ali Shah, King of Awadh, and Richard Attenborough plays the role of General James Outram. The film also features the actors Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, David Abraham and Tom Alter.

The Chess Players employed stars of the Bombay cinema Amjad Khan, Shabana Azmi and Amitabh Bachchan as a narrator together with ethnic European actors such as Richard Attenborough.It was also selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 51st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. ........

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