About the film
An Enemy of the People
Release Date: January 19, 1990
|Production Companies||:||National Film Development Corporation of India|
|Producers||:||Bhanu Ghosh, Sudhansu Chatterjee, Ravi Malik, Surajit Sengupta|
|Writers||:||Satyajit Ray, Henrik Ibsen|
Ashoke Gupta is an idealistic doctor working in a town near Calcutta. He discovers that the water at a popular temple is the source of an outbreak of typhoid and hepatitis. In order to save lives, he risks his career to try and call attention to this polluted water source, while a local group of building contractors attempt to discredit him in various ways.