Naya Daur (1957) | Hindi
Naya Daur ( 1957 ) |Hindi
Naya Daur (English: New Era) is a 1957 Indian drama film starring Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit and Jeevan. Originally filmed in black and white, the film was colourized and re-released on 3 August 2007. The film was later dubbed in Tamil as Pattalyin Sabatham in 1958.Dilip Kumar won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor the third time in a row, being his fourth overall.
The film is set in post-independence India, where industrialization is slowly creeping in. The focus is on tongawallahs who earn their living transporting people on tongas (horse carts). Their livelihood is threatened when the son of a rich landlord (Jeevan) begins operating a bus service in the town, which he subsidizes heavily with the sole intention of first driving the tongawallahs out of the town and then making profits.
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