I started out with closer to ten, but I decided to rule a scene out if it had more to do with a remote village (which might not really be in the jungle) or gypsies or dacoits. Not that these can’t be permitted, but the jungle had to be very much at the heart and soul of most of the scene.

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P.S. I was also looking for a certain Raj Kapoor song… But I couldn’t remember where it was, and it was taking too long to find it!

P.P.S. These days, I guess most of these characters would be referred to as Adavasis?

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