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February 23, 2013 I Utsha Foundation For Contemporary Art, VR-39, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Director: Amit Dutta


Nainsukh is a 2010 feature film by Amit Dutta based on his collaboration with the art historian Dr Eberhard Fischer, researching in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The film is based on the biography of an 18th-century master painter of the same name belonging to the region.


It premiered at the 67th Venice Film Festival, was presented in the 'World Cinema Spotlight' section of the San Francisco Film Festival, was showcased in MoMA, New York and travelled widely to many festivals including Rotterdam, Beijing and Vancouver Film Festivals among others. The 'Film Comment' magazine rated 'Nainsukh' as one of the top ten films of the 67th Venice film festival.

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