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WEST ASIA-Waiting for an Arab Response

in sensitising his viewers to relationships and institutions in society. His films, he maintained, are a response to the Indian reality, in fact to the specific aspects of the regional reality of oppression, injustice, inequality and individual suffering, A responsible artist must therefore, find it increas- ingly difficult to remain aloof from his surroundings, especially when the decadence in relationships and institutions, in which they are embodied, is too deep to be ignored. Yet the artist must also find it equally difficult to pursue his interest within the severe constraint placed on him and his work.

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