SHREE 420 / MR. 420 (Dir. Raj Kapoor, 1955, India) – Contesting Ideologies

              The title for Raj Kapoor's 1955 film Shree 420 takes its social inspiration from the Indian Penal Code. Section 420 deals with cases of fraud and cheating yet it's popularisation by Raj Kapoor has meant it has become ubiquitous with the figure of the con-man or trickster in… Continue reading SHREE 420 / MR. 420 (Dir. Raj Kapoor, 1955, India) – Contesting Ideologies