In an ancient castle in Rajasthan, the King overhears
the parrot in its cage whispering erotic descriptions to his young daughter
Princess Kurangi...The parrot has been captured by a bird catcher. When
Ratnasen passes by its cage, he is startled to hear the parrot speak his
love’s name: "Kurangi"...
Born in Rajasthan in 1942 Kaul studied arts at
the University of Rajasthan before enrolling at the Film Institute of India.
In 1969 came his breakthrough with the film USKI ROTI (OUR DAILY BREAD)
and his recent Dostoievsky adaptation THE IDIOT was presented at 1992 New
York Film Festival. FILMOGRAPHY: USKI ROTI (1969), ASHAD KA EK
DIN (1971), DAVIDHA (1973), A DESERT OF A THOUSAND LINES (1981), MATI MANAS
(1985), THE IDIOT (1992).