Shatranj ke Khiladi
Ray, Satyajit (1977)
A costume drama that moves on two levels. Set in India at the court of Wajid Ali Shah in Luknow.
There is a story about two noblemen who are obsessed by their game of chess. The second story evolves around the East India Company's request for the abdication of the King of Oudh (year 1856).
Off-air recording, BBC4, 03/05/2002. With subtitles and some dialogue in English.
HIN FILM 55(DVD) Open access