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The Chess Players(शतरंज के खिलाड़ी)

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India

1977

Rated R • 2h 9m

Director Satyajit Ray

Starring Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Farida Jalal

Genre Drama

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It is the year 1856. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is the king of Awadh, one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British colonialists, intent on controlling this rich land, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an annexation.

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