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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film on life and works of Late B.V. Karanth, Theatre Personality.
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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.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A shorter version of the biographical film on India's revolutionary freedom fighter, Veer Savarkar spanning the period from his birth until India's independence.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Starting with a symbolic presentation of man's curiosity and his constant search of the mysteries of the unplumbed space, the film presents various scientists connected with the organised space research activities in Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) personally introducing their fields of research activities.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Tribal dances with magnificent music by drums and pipes of Kulu valley others parts of North India.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. On the occasion of India's completion of thirty five years of independence, this film takes stock of the country's progress in various fields including agriculture, rural development,industry and infrastructural development, space, etc.Excerpts of speeches by : Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi, etc. are covered.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Asia's largest farmers' co-operative - the Indian Farmers' Fertilizer Co-operative Ltd. (IFFCO) was formed in 1967. IFFCO's basic aim is to usher in a substantial change in India's rural life. This film presents a village in South India, which was adopted by the IFFCO a couple of years ago.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “In his lifetime itself Dr. Ram Dayal Munda has become a symbol of indigenous cultural reawakening. Born in an Adivasi family of Tamar in Jharkhand, he went for his higher studies in the United States of America. Later, he taught at the University of Minnesota. He came back to India to teach at Tribal and Regional Language Department of Ranchi University and subsequently become the Vice Chancellor of the same University....
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Baby elephant Appu, the mascot of of Asiad'82 visits the city of Asiad'82 and asks its citizens to keep the city clean.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film depicts the creative instincts of tribal women of Hazaribug in Bihar through the paintings, drawings and sketches done traditionally.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film shows how the early detection of speech and hearing defects and its treatment can help the handicapped to overcome their defects and pave way for their integration with the normal people.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. 'Vicious Enemy' is a two-reeler documentary dealing with the scourge of venereal diseases. Designed to educate the layman, this film conveys its moral through the story of a man who falls a helpless prey to the disease but rescues himself finally with the help of available clinical advice.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. One of the oldest forms of organized dance worship in north Malabar of Kerala is the “Therayattam”. The performers can improvise the dance to suit the occasion.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Made by M. F. Hussain who belongs to the progressive group of painters, this experimental film presents the painter's images of Rajasthan, through cinema.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Film Depicts the art and life of the Table Maestro. Ustad Alla Rakha who has played a major role in popularizing and elevating the status of this instrument on a global level.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This animation film the wheel symbolizes the unity in our country inspite of religious and linguistic differences. The motto of this film united we stand divided we fall.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is on Qawwali, a typical Indian form of Music. It traces the evolution of Qawwali from its modest begins nearly seven century. It is a devotional form of Music.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. India celebrated its three decades of independence in 1977. It has been a great struggle of nation-building after centuries of slavery.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film informing about training and research facilities available in India for foreign students.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A tourist film is on South India showing various places of touristic interest in Madras, Kerala, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Goa. The film shows some of the important festivals like Onam in Kerala and Dussera in Mysore.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Many animals are in danger of extinction due to man's ruthless killing. An appeal is made to all to preserve wild life in India by not killing animals for pleasure, greed and vanity.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “Vanishing Glaciers “highlights cause of concern about abnormal melting of glaciers caused due to global warming. Glaciers contribute importantly to water resources in many mountainous regions.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film shows how the country was beset with the problems such as communal riots and violence prior to the proclamation of the Emergency and how things have changed for the better during Emergency.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film highlighting the Dravidian temple architecture and bronze sculpture which attained the creative pinnacle during the rule of the Cholas in the 10th and the 11th centuries. Cholas were great temple builders. The temple of Vijayalaya Cholesvara is one of the finest examples of the early Chola style. The temple of Nagesvara at Kumbakonam is remarkable for the sculptures found in the niches of its outer walls. The...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film recording various events that took place during the game shield at the different stadia in New Delhi during the 35th All India Police Games. At the closing ceremony, the contingents of all Central and State Police Organisations received prizes from Arun Nehru, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film on Aizawl, the “No -Horn-City ” of India
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A biographical film is on Satyajit Ray, one of India's most significant film makers, who also attained international acclaim through his cinematographic creations.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Abhinaya is a differently abled South-Indian Actress who is both hearing and speech impaired.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This Song based film emphases beauty and promotes tourism in Kashmir.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “Ravi Shankar” is a film portrait of the Sitar Maestro, depicting through a series of interviews and recitals his versatile personality as a well-known classical performer and a creative composer of Indian Music.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A biographical film about Babasaheb Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India. Dr. Ambedkar dedicated his life to the cause of the downtrodden. Born of humble parents, Bhimrao the 14th child of an army subedar had his primary schooling in Dapoli in Konkan and at Satara in Maharashtra. Aided by scholarships, brilliant Bhimrao attended college in Bombay. Later he went to Columbia University in New York. He set...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film is spreading the message of communal harmony and national integration.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film depicts India's prolonged struggle for freedom. It recreates on the screen the history of foreign rule in India for nearly two hundred years. The story of Indian patriots, from the time of the Mutiny of 1857 (the First War of Independence) to the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi is pictorially recorded.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Celebrated between the seventh and tenth day of the waxing moon in the month of Ashwin, the five-day festival of Durga Pooja (Prayer ofthe Goddess Durga) is a major religious-social event in the State of West Bengal. The Pooja coinciding with the festival of Dussera in the rest of India, is also the time for family reunion sand for meeting friends.Durga Pooja became popular in Bengal in the middle of the 18th century. It is...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film is on the life journey of flute Maestro Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. Seven decade in the life of the Maestro Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia the living legend and exponent of the Indian bamboo flute. This film is the story of a man's triumph against odds to achieve that one thing closest to him his passion, his perseverance to excel and his destiny to master his passion.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “The film is about the role played by the weavers of chanderi town in preserving the art and tradition and the national integration and secular fabric they developed while continuing with their work. ”
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Part of the Freedom Struggle film series, this film culminates with the signing of the Constitution of India, which was the realization of a ninety-year long struggle for independence. This film traces the history of evolution and framing of the Constitution of India.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “Imaginary Line” is a fiction film about a film - maker and his unit going to Manipur from Delhi, to short a film and rush back within a dead line. The shooting never happens till the end and in the process contrasted wtih the fantastic and realisti
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Featuring the danseuse Kamala, the film explains the unique features in the technique of Bharat Natyam. It also presents the various dance numbers of Bharat Natyam beginning with the 'Jati Swaram'.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is based on speeches of and interviews with the late President of India, Servepalli Radhakrishnan, recorded between 1947 and 1966. In these speeches and interviews S. Radhakrishnan talks about his childhood, education, influences, philosophy, political career, public life, etc. The President's sojourn to the UK, the USA and the USSR are also included. Welcoming S. Radhakrishnan, the President of the USA, Mr. John...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. On 5th August 1965 Pakistan raiders crossed the ceasefire line in Kashmir where two of such men captured turned out to be captains of the Pakistan army raising doubts of their peaceful intentions with India. The film becomes testimony to this incident while the President of India Dr. S. Radhakrishnan delivers the message for Kashmir to be a symbol of secular democracy.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The massacre of Jallianwalla Bagh is a flash point of history and heritage of our nation. For the making of this film, material was collected from various sources in India and abroad. Filmic material was procured from newsreel organisations in Europe which were operating in India during the first half of the 20th Century and archival material from India Office Library, London, Nehru Museum and the National Archives. This...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Yakshagana is a rich folk dance-drama of Karnataka in South India. This theatre form is over five centuries old. This film examines the salient features of this art form and its historical background.Yakshagana still continues to entertain people with tales of romance, adventure, intrigue - from the great Hindu epics and legends. Earlier days, the Yakshagana theatre was known as Bhagavatara attar, which revolved round the...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A family planning campaigner quickie demonstrates the use of Copper “T” an IUD for females who can now avoid unwanted pregnancies and plan their family size.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Film is on Subhash Chandra Bose, who founded the Indian National Army (INA) or the Azad Hind Fauz , of which he assumed personal command on 25th July, 1943 to fight the British imperialists. Its Supreme Command Headquarters was established at Rangoon.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Sunder bans, the massive delta of the mighty Ganga. Little had changed in Sunder bans since centuries. Living under the constant threat of poverty, people here have been easy victims of the usurious money lenders. However, on March 21, 1976 a nationalised bank arrived on the Sunder bans shores for the first time. It was a floating bank aboard a boat. This “bank for the people” gradually brought happiness and prosperity...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Set forth on a journey of discovery, we are all pilgrims on the Planet Earth. Parvati, the Goddess of dance, daughter of the Himalayas and the consort of Shiva-Nataraja, brought the dance to the daughter of Earth. Various manifestations of the dance are found in India from the Himalayas in the north top to Kanyakumari in the south bottom. While wandering, she interacts with these sculpted myths by her devotion and offers her...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This is a description of the unique dance drama of Kerala. In this Pantomimic form of stage show a lot of drilling and self discipline being necessary, the documentary takes us to the school where the pupils are taught the essentials of this particular genre and later to the greenroom where various characters are made-up for the performance.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. While drawing the history of the Indian talkie which began in1931 with the first sound film Alam Ara, this film includes interviews of the veterans of the Indian film industry, such asJairaj, LV Prasad, JBH Wadia, Sohrab Modi, Satyajit Ray,Raj Kapoor, BR Chopra, Mrinal Sen, Tarachand Barjatia and BasuBhattacharya. LV Prasad : “I joined Imperial Film Compnay in theyear 1930. I acted in Alam Ara. Well, after finishing the...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film juxtaposes the Advaita tenets propounded by Sri Sankaracharya, with that of Swami Vivekananda, and in the process it takes the viewer on a detour of the Advaita Ashram, Mayabati in Himalayas, known as the Abode Of Peace for Swami Vivekananda, along with various other Ashrams, as well as Srinegri Sharada Math of Sankaracharya, Kalady and the other four Maths established in four corners of India-taking up the various...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Begum Hazrat Mahal was the first woman revolutionary of India's struggle for Independence.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film showing at length the war of East Pakistan with West Pakistan which led to the formation of an independent state of Bangladesh.India had played a very crucial role in this war in supporting thenew state of Bangladesh. This film shows the impact of the war nine months.....
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film portrays the personality and family life of Ustad Amir Khan, the famous vocalist and his music.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A profile on achievements of the legendary actress of Hindi cinema, Asha Parekh covering a span, two decades of outstanding per formation on Indian screens.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Biographical film is on veteran actor Uttam Kumar.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. An autobiographical about Gangubai Hangal, one of the doyens of Indian classical music, Gangubai was in her seventies when this film was made. Gangubai was born in Dharwar in 1913. Her mother Ambabai was a Carnatic music (Karnataka Sangeet) vocalist. But she liked the Hindustani style very much. Ambabai moved from Dharwar to Hubli, where a family friend persuaded the Kirana gharana maestro, Sawai Gandharva to accept Gangubai...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film is about the Indian pantomime - the art of gestures, movement and expression, where no spoken words are used. In India, the art of mime comes from Bharat's Natya Shastra, but its evolution as an art form for full-length presentation is of recent origin. This film presents an ardent exponent of mime, Jagesh Datta and the Jagesh Mime Academy established by him in Calcutta. This institute is affiliated both to the...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film drawing the history of India's freedom movement, right from 1857. People of India had to march on an arduous path which finally led to complete freedom in 1947. Winding through innumerable vicissitudes, it climaxed into the non-violent movement led by Mahatma Gandhi. It was on the midnight of August 14, 1947 India began her 'tryst with destiny'.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film traces the origins of Indian Animation and brings to light important landmarks of animation development as it evolved with time. From the pioneering work of Dada Saheb Phalke in creating stop motion of match sticks for his film “Agkadyanchi Mouj” to the present day high-tech computer animation, the film recognizes contribution of many other individuals and institutions like Films Division's which started the...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. One of the early documentaries on Satyajit Ray. Here world-renowned Indian film-maker narrates the process of his film making.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This is a biographical film on Bhimsen Joshi who is undoubtedltly the singer of this century. An exponent of the Kirana Gharana he is equally at ease with lighter varieties such as 'Bhajans' and stage shows.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. 1973 was the third year in succession when Maharashtra had faced drought. The worst-hit districts were Aurangabad, Osmanabad, Bid, Sholapur, Ahmednagar, Parbhani, Nanded and Satara. By the end of March 1973, the Government of Maharashtra was estimated to have spent Rs.1500 million on various drought-relief schemes. This film shows various official and voluntary organisations' work to help people worst affected by the...
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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.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This is a journey through the inner and outer world of the legendary Indian photographer Raghu Rai. The film takes us through an intertwined passage of photographs, personal narratives and world views that combine in the process of the making of a Maestro and his life so far.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Biographical film depicts the life and works of world renowned Pahari Master Painter Nainsukh of 18th Century in Pahari area of Himalaya.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Here in this film about the Indian classical music, the sitar maestro Ravi Shankar and the santoor maestro Shiv Kumar Sharma explain their concepts of a raga, a gharana, and their world of music. Characteristics of various gharana or schools such as the Jaipur gharana, the Kirana gharana, the Agra gharana, the Patiala gharana, the Mewati gharana are explained along with the contribution made by their leading exponents.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A biographical film is on Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan (Badshah Khan). He was also lovingly known as the Frontier Gandhi. This film highlights Badshah Khan's visit to India, when he came to receive the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Award for International Understanding. This Award was handed over to Badshah Khan by India's President, Mr. V. V. Giri in 1967. Mahatma Gandhi respected Badshah Khan for his firm belief in the non-violent...
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. In the year 2000 Khajuraho temple completed their thousand years of existence on this occasion there was a yearlong celebration and various artists from different fields got together to study and discuss the heritage of Khajurajho temples. This film is a record of this great event.
Topics: Archaeology, GoI Films, News/Reel
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Manipur, which became a state of India in 1972, abounds in natural beauty in the north-eastern region. As mythology goes,God Nongpokingthou and Goddess Panthoibi created Manipur in their cosmic dance for the happiness of ancient tribes. This film has a panoramic view of life, culture of Manipur and various developments that have taken place since 1972.
Topics: Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The history of world cinema has been a long and glorious account of steady emergence to reach the dimensions and industry marked by the production of the first film by Lois and August Lumiere, screened in March 1896. I AM HUNDRED YEARS YOUNG, brings to us the Indian Cinema to all its variety and versatility, its glory and greatness, not forgetting the tinsel world.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A documentary on the life and time of Nati Binodini ( 1862-1941 ) the pioneering Bengali stage actress and the first South Asian actress to write an autobiography; celebrating her 150th year, a film based on her autobiographies “Amar Katha ” ( My Story ) and “Amar Abhinetri Jibon ” ( My Life as an Actress ).
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film try to portray that increase in prices cannot be justified whether it is peace-time or war-time so long as there is a steady supply of the essential commodities. The film shows bumper crops, stocked grains, storage of kerosene and petrol and sugar. The film concludes by showing a market place and warns the public not to indulge in excessive purchase which would encourage profiteers to hoard the essential and create...
Topics: Education, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This is an account of the training given to the future officer’s of India's three armed services. The National Defence Academy, till lately at Dehra Dun, is the centre where cadets are trained for the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. The entire scheme of training the cadets has been passed presented here in a vivid manner.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Himalayas dominate the northern frontiers of India from Ladakh in the North West to Arunachal in the North East. The Himalayan region has the greatest concentration of snows and glaciers outside the Polar region. Millions of our people live the Himalayan valley. Our soldiers guard the high Himalayan Mountains. The calm and splendour of these mountains can at times be deceptive. With heavy snow fall grows the danger of...
Topics: Institutions, GoI Films, Documentary