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Persons of Eminence

Purushottam Das Tandon

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 elected President of the Indian National Congress after independence. The nation's greatest honour, the Bharat Ratna was bestowed on him in 1961.

Sree Narayana Guru

Through his life and teachings, Sree Narayana Guru propagated a simple truth "One Religion, One God" and started the greatest social revolution in Kerala.

Indira Priyadarshini ( L. V. )

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.

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

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 up his legal practice in Bombay High Court in 1924. As a member of the Bombay Legislative Assembly, an active public career was already in the making.

Bharat Ratna Babasaheb ( Song )

A tribute to the architect to our constitution Dr. Ambedkar.

Badshan Khan

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 movement.

B. V. Karanth - ( Baba )

Film on life and works of Late B.V. Karanth, Theatre Personality.

At The Helm

This T. V. film deals with Mrs. Indira Gandhi's role as Prime Minister of India since January 1966. It was meant to create a proper image of our Prime Minister in Japan before she visited that country in June 1969.


A film about the great thumri singer Siddheshwari Devi, who was born on August 8, 1902, breaking all conventional modes of biographical or documentary film making, this film becomes a work of transgression. It transgresses both home and dream. Like a Sufi wanderer, it celebrates the life of exile. No space holds, no truth encompasses, no identity is the final.

Sardar Patel : A Nation Stands United

The Film is a tribute to the 'Iron Man of India'for his contribution in uniting India as one Nation.