Naya Daur

  • Drama
  • Hindi
  • 1957
  • U
  • 02h : 53m : 48s

Set in post-independence India, the film details the life and turmoils of the poor coachmen and sawmill workers of a small town who earn their living through honest labour. Their livelihood is threatened when the son of a rich landlord mechanizes the sawmill and begins operating a bus service in the town, which he subsidises heavily to make a hefty profit. It is aimed to drive out the coachmen and the workers. Will the villagers fight against this technological intrusion or will they succumb to the new industrial age?

Set in post-independence India, the film details the life and turmoils of the poor coachmen and sawmill workers of a small town who earn ... Set in post-independence India, the film details the life and turmoils of the poor coachmen and sawmill workers of a small town who earn their living through honest labour. Their livelihood is threatened when the son of a rich landlord mechanizes the sawmill and begins operating a bus service in the town, which he subsidises heavily to make a hefty profit. It is aimed to drive out the coachmen and the workers. Will the villagers fight against this technological intrusion or will they succumb to the new industrial age?

Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Johnny Walker, Daisy Irani, Ajit, Chand Usmani, Jeevan, Nazir Hussain, Leela Chitnis, S. Banerjee, Munshi Munaqqa, Umadutt, Luxman, Rajoo, Radhakishan

Directed By:
B. R. Chopra

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