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No Trouble In Gangtok

Ban overturned and obscurity overcome, Satyajit Ray’s Sikkim is fit for viewing at last

No Trouble In Gangtok
No Trouble In Gangtok
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Sikkim’s Journey

1970: The last Chogyal of Sikkim, Palden Thondup Namgyal, commissions the documentary
1971: Satyajit Ray shoots, finishes it
1973: CBFC certifies it as “U”
1975: Sikkim merges with India. Hope Cooke move to America with a print.

  • The film gets banned in India; original negative goes missing

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