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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. Sand Says Something is a short film on Padmashree Sudarsan Pattnaik. Who known as an International Sand Artist. Through his art form he give message and awareness to the society.
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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. 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. Friendship is an animation short based on one of the story of Panchtantra. This is a story of four friends a deer, a crow, a rat and a tortoise living happily in the Jungle. One day the deer is captured by a hunter and from there the adventure of friendship begins. This musical tale portrays the power of unity which is a quintessential element of coexistence and survival.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film in a nutshell culls out the sterling role played by an aircraft carrier in the Indian naval history. This film beautifully brings to life the historical moments of an advanced battle ship of British royal navy H.M.S. Hercules induction into Indian navy during 1952 as “I.N.S. Vikrant” which later turned out to be the prized possession of our nation. And this film ends how this ship metamorphosed into a museum...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Hans Akela is the search of a grandson into his grandfather life and works Bhuvanesh Komkali takes us back for a retrospective look into his grandfather Kumar Gandharvas probe of musical roots. He analysis what made Kumarjis singing the way it was and the reason for it being an inspiration and beacon to coming generations of musicians. He talks of Kumar Gandharva as not just a singing legend but as a musicologist too.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film shows the work of “Make a Wish Foundation” which fulfills the wishes of terminally ill children regardless of race, religion or socio-economic status. The motto behind this is to give a little cheer and few moments of happiness to these children as we can't give them life.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, News/Reel
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. On the outskirts of the city of Bombay, near the train terminus Titwala, is a small village called Vasundhari, situated on the banks of the river Kalu. About 15,000 men, women and children live here. The entire village is dying slowly of an undiagnosed disease that no known medicine can cure. They are dying of what one could at best describe as the Vasundhari Syndrome. Talkie includes a local milkman, police patil of the...
Topics: Environment, GoI Films, News/Reel
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Through William Wordsworth's poem “Ode to the Child”, this film underlines the importance of proper environment and understanding developed by adults that can help growth of a child's mind and body. The Child is father of Man; And I c could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural pietysaid Wordsworth.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This animation film educates the people who are habituated to spitting. The film is stop the habit of spitting on the road or any local places.
Topics: Swachh Bharat, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film in a nutshell brings out the history of the struggle undertaken by the tribals of chotanagpur belt, which was part of earlier south Bihar, carved out of which ultimately resulted in the birth of a new state Jharkhand.
Topics: Ethnography, GoI Films, News/Reel
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This biographic film is a tribute to a pioneering actress Smita Patil and through her work an attribute to the parallel cinema. Her realistic, dignified portrayals of Indian woman paralleled. The emerging women's movement in India, creating a space for women on screen, and role models for them off-screen.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Bombay, January 9, 1915. After two decades of momentous stay in South Africa, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi returned home. As Nehru later commented, “His coming was like a beam of light that pierced the darkness.” This documentary narrates various events around Gandhiji's entry into the Indian political life. Gandhiji's first task was to lead the Champaran farmers' agitation against the British planters. Gandhi applied his...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “1. SOARING INTO SPACE: Sriharikota, the nation prepares to launch an advanced developmental satellite, Pre-launching operations in the presence of the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao and others. (Talkie) 2. THE NATIONAL SCENE: PM VISITS JAMMU and KASHMIR: Mrs. Gandhi at Leh, Kargil and Udhampur. She addresses the defence forces. 3. DEVELOPMENT NEWS (a) SARANJAN SAMMELAN...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A biographical film is covering the life of the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi called her Priyadarshini. Indira Gandhi was profoundly influenced by his father's writing as indicated in this film. She received the Bharat Ratna, India's highest honour.
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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. Dhrupad is the oldest surviving form of Hindustani classical music and the Dagars, who have been singing for twenty generations are responsible more than anyone else for keeping it alive. Times have changed but the Dagars have tenaciously not allowed the pristine Dhrupad to be diluted or distorted. This film on the Dagars is a slow meditative journey that fuses the depth and quiet of the traditional with the hurly-burly of...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. An anti-dowry film stressing the point that marriages must cease to be a matter of arrangement by parents for money. Any young man who demands dowry as a condition of marriage discredits his education and his country. He also dishonours womanhood.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film s visit to Burkina Faso.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film about the typical urban problems faced by the city of Bombay as its population has grown and how the idea about developing Bombay evolved - the new city of 2 million that was being planned and developed across the harbour. The film speaks about the Thane creek bridge that had been opened to traffic. It shows development of the industrial belt near Thane employing over 20,000 persons that time, Konkan Bhavan for...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. THE SPIRIT REMAINS: People all over the country pay their homage to the mortal remains of Jawaharlal Nehru at nation-wide immersion ceremonies. At Shadipur near Srinagar the ashes are immersed at the confluence of the Jhelum and the Sind Nullah by the Sadar-i-Riyasat, Mr. Karan Singh. In Uttar Pradesh, the ashes are immersed at various points. Large crowds recalling other days when Jawaharlal Nehru was present with them as...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is on the story of Ramesh, a Dalit, who works as a bus conductor through the founding of a folk song band, struggles to celebrate his and the community’s identity, amidst his daily struggles for existence.
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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. Concerning the arrival of natural products such as vegetables and livestock as well as human labour into a city from rural areas, this film explores the product-commodity-exchange value relationship. Representing in itself a variety of exchange value, money as capital destroys the natural specificity of people and things. In the process, the labourer is reduced to a mere commodity.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film celebrating Chhau Dance and one man's passion, Shashadhar Acharya to take us back to its old glory.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film shows how people in the rural areas are able to get justice at a quicker pace and lower cost under the new dispensation of the Panchayat Raj. Judicial wings attached to the village Panchayat are a welcome substitute for law courts at distant places to deal with legal disputes.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Janmabhoomi traces history of Kashmir and its secular nature from ancient times around 1000 BC.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. In 1947, during the kabali invasion several pandit Kashmiri's left Kashmir. This film is tracing the roots, culture, history of one of those families through 3 generations at a wedding.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Mahendra Kapoor has sung some of the most memorable songs of the Indian Cinema. His bhajans also had a unique flavour. This is a tribute to the man and his work.
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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. India is rich in wild life with several sanctuaries for the preservation of bird and animal life. This film shows the various species of fauna in the country. It is primarily meant for T.V. audiences.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. On 26th of June, 1975 the state of emergency was declared by the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. This film collects reactions of cross-section of people about changes brought about by the Emergency for their benefit. The film also includes an interview with the Prime Minister.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Adjacent to Bhubaneswar, the capital of Orissa is a modern zoo called Nadankanan, which houses the world famous white-tigers. It has the maximum concentration of these rare animals, which are created due to mutant gene. The original Rewa strain, the original Nandankanan strain, and their mixed breed are found here, which number around twenty. There is also a white-tiger safari here, which is the only of its kind in the world.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A biographical film is on Purushottam Das Tandon, a fighter for India's freedom and for the cause of peasants. Tandon was inspired by the nationalists such as Gokhale and Tilak. His immediate guru was Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. Tandon gave up his legal practice and plunged into the freedom movement. As an educationist, Tandon worked hard to spread adult education. He also fought for making Hindi a national language. He was...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film takes the viewers through the entire journey of creation, from raw material to finished product. It also shows human glimpses into the life of Paithani weavers.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The role of common man in democracy is the subject matter of the film. The film also enlists the duties and responsibilities of a citizen.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A biographical film on CV Raman, India's great scientist. CV Raman was born at Tiruvanaikkaval, near Trichinapally in Tamil nadu on November 7, 1888. He had a brilliant academic career.He got the prestigious position of Assistant Accountant Generalat Calcutta when he was only 18. Later Raman joined theIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science. This Association was founded in 1876 by Mahendra Lal Sarkar for the...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film depicts the problem of child prostitution in a comprehensive manner. It probes into the socio-economic roots of the problem. The endeavours of the police and government protective homes to rescue and rehabilitate minor girls are highlighted in the film.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film attempting to familiarize the tribal’s about various Governmental schemes that are meant to help them and that they should avail of them. Glimpses of developmental activities in a few tribal areas of the country are also presented.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Indian Army has a glorious tradition behind it. It has won battle spurs and honours across three continents. Officers and soldiers of the Indian Army continue to uphold this tradition of honour.
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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. Munira ( early 30's ) lives in “bandra flat”, a dense Muslim dominated slum in Jogeshwari, Mumbai. Every night, at around 1 am, She can be seen walking through the desolate western express highway with a bag of food gently tucked on her back. Dogs and cats anxiouly wait for her along the footpaths and boundary walls. She feeds each one of them, talking to them, running her hand across their back to check for injuries and...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film is on the theme of national integration.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film campaigning for savings, it narrates a story of Harish, a mill worker and a union leader who persuaded his fellow workers to save regularly every month through the Pay Role Saving Scheme.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The costumes of Indian women and the accessories which go with them are shown in this film besides the saree, a popular wear, the documentary exhibits the pherar of Kashmiri women, colourful dresses of the Khasi and Naga women of Assam, the salwar and Kameez of the Punjab and the garara and odhani worn by girls from Uttar Pradesh.
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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 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...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film depicts the life and paintings of Amrita Sher Gil, one of the foremost artists of India, who died at a very early age of 28 years.
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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. A documentary on the making of musical instrument like sitar, tanpura, veena etc. using Gourd as the base.
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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. By observing simple rules of hygiene and sanitation, sickness and disease can be banished and this is what the cartoon, meant for audience in rural areas, attempts to depict. While explaining the two important aspects of rural sanitation - clean and safe drinking water and the use of sanitary latrines, the film also depicts the proper methods of constructing sanitary wells and latrines.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is a biographical film on the life and contribution to films of well known director - Hrishikesh Mukherjee.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film gives a brief account of the achievements of Kathak dancer,Birju Maharaj. It also brings out some interesting glimpses of Birju Maharaj's personal life.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The human ear needs to be protected from all physical injuries and infections. Infection of the internal ear can cause deafness, vomiting or vertigo. While cautioning people against taking recourse to strange home remedies or consulting quacks, this film shows care of the ear is taken scientifically. It also warns against the harmful noise pollution.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This is a film about a class of new entrants in the field of agriculture namely the urban gentry. Getting away from the din and bustle of the city, they have taken to farming with zeal and zest and thus brought about a synthesis between the urban and the rural.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Indian melody is made up of notes which are related purely by the continuity. There is no such thing in Indian music as an exact quarter tone, but there are sharps that are sharper than the sharps of the diatonic scale and flats which are flatter.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film on Mridangam which is the most ancient of all our percussion instruments.
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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. 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. 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. An animation film with a message of national integration. It shows how children can be made aware about secular ideas against all kinds of violent ideas emanating from religious fundamentalism.
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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. 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. 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. Calcutta was the venue of a fortnight third Jawaharlal Nehru Gold Cup International Football Tournament. It was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at the Eden Gardens Stadium. Participating countries were India, China, Argentina, Hungary, Poland, etc. The Third Jawaharlal Nehru International Gold Cup was claimed by Poland.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film vividly portrays the distinct characteristics of Ladakh terrain and its rich Buddhist tradition. This is the story of Field Research Laboratory of Defence Research and Development organisation (D.R.D.O.) which has brought phenomenal changes in the economic and social development of this region.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film depicts how the Janata College scheme attempts to equip our sons of soil with an all-round education and to foster new attitudes in life, useful for the new social order.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Film is a tribute to the 'Iron Man of India'for his contribution in uniting India as one Nation.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This short film is on the life and work of Ms. Damayanti Joshi, the renowned exponent of the Kathak dance form. The word Kathak is derived from kathakar or story-teller. Kathak is the art of storytelling. A story is interpreted through abhinaya - hand gestures, facial expressions and bodily movements. Originally performed in temples, this dance form was later performed in the royal courts. Formerly society girls were not...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A family planner propagating the use of oral pills by women for avoiding unwanted pregnancies.
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This Part 8 of the India's Struggle for Independence series covers the period from February 3, 1928 when the Simon Commission landed in Bombay till January 26, 1930, the day observed as Independence Day to achieve Poorna Swaraj or complete self-rule. On this day, the Indian National Congress appealed to people of India to take the following pledge: “We believe that it is the inalienable right of the Indian people as of any...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary is an introspective journey in time with Joy Goswami, a leading Bengali Poet, through his writings, his memories and dreams. It explores the creative angst of a sexagenarian poet, settled in an urban milieu and in somewhat disconcerting time that provokes an existential dilemma in his self. Writing for more than four decades, poetry for Joy Goswami has always been a device for negotiating with his ‘self’...
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film attempts to depict the unique tradition of Gotipua by Sakhi Pila. The young boys perform devotional dances in front of Jhoolan Jatra. Today's Odissi dance has evolved from traditional dance Gotipua.
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