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52. 

Name a documentary filmmaker, film historian, writer, educationist, and researcher passed away at South Delhi.

[A]. Bimal Roy
[B]. Satyajit Ray
[C]. Vijaya Mulay
[D]. Ritwik Ghatak

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Vijaya Mulay, a documentary filmmaker, film historian, writer, educationist, and researcher passed away at the age of 98 in South Delhi. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was popularly known for her animation film Ek Anek Aur Ekta which won her National Film Award for Best Educational Film.Several accolades received by her: Shantaram Award for Lifetime Achievement for documentaries at the Mumbai International Film Festival. Vikram Sarabhai Life Time Achievement award for educational communication in 1999. National award for best writing on cinema for her work, From Rajahs and Yogis to Gandhi and Beyond: Images of India in International Films of the Twentieth Century.

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