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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Dr. U. R. Ananthamurthy, renowned Kannada writer and winner of the Jnanapeeth Award, is a thinker of international repute, also widely recognized for his social activism. The film foregrounds the vision of his fiction and his reflections on Gandhian thought, socialism and diverse cultural issues that are explicated by critics and thinkers who have been interacting with him for several decades.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary focus on Khayyam's musical journey spanning seven decades and his contribution to not only Hindi film but serials and non-film Ghazals as well.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Biography
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by Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is on saving the girl child and stopping female foeticide. There is no comparison between a boy and a girl, both are equally important for the well being of society. As girls are looked upon as a symbol of love and care, the girl child in this film makes a humble request to live and make a difference in the world. The film shows positivity, hope and acceptance of girl child.
Topics: Gender Issues, GoI Films, Animation
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary highlight the life, works and achievement of Mrinal Sen.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Nagaswaram is one of the oldest musical instruments, spanning both the temple-ritual context and the concert platform called the Mangala Vadhyam, it is also played in marriages and auspicious occasions.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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by Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A daughter's journey from denial to indifference, from apathy to empathy, from hate to love, as she discovers a father who was a genius, a sensitive and compulsive filmmaker who sacrificed his personal life to pains takingly convey social and political truths on celluloid.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A Young actor and budding filmmakers quest to understand the new wave movement in Indian Cinema, that flourished at a time and try to understand the reasons for the decline.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary
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by Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is a full length documentary feature on the life and work of filmmaker Sudhir Mishra and using this prism to examine the declining creative and cultural scene in India. The film uses his imperfect filmography and trenchant self-critical worldview to throw some light on why fulfilling one's potential in this line of work can be such a tall order---but often a fun ride.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “Rangbhoomi ” follows the film maker as he attempts to trace the contours of Dada Saheb Phalke's life in Varanasi after he withdrew, disillusioned, from the world of cinema and decided to take up theatre. While in Varanasi, Phalke wrote a semi-autobiographical play titled “Rangbhoomi ” which from the core of this cinematic exploration. Set in the visually thrilling landscapes of the old town of Varanasi, the film...
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary illustrated and informative to educate and create social awareness on the life of Ostomates in India.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film highlights the lives and journeys of surrogate mothers and their struggles with the motherhood.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary