ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Diary

A M The obituaries for Kanan Devi, nee Kananbala, the first great singing star produced by the country's film industry and the heart-throb of millions in the thirties and the forties, were brief, as brief as the funeral procession. The main story, however, remained untold. It was a case of either selective amnesia or a delicately exercised social censorship.

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