Bal Jagat 7

Director: Parvati Menon


Before the formation of CFSI in 1955, the Films Division made special classroom and entertainment programs for children. The practice was continued even after CFSI was formed. This episode covers the solo performance by talented child musicians playing the tabla, sitar, veena and mridangam.


Director’s Biography: Parvati Menon
After completing a degree in Law, Parvati Menon decided to make her career in films instead and became one of the first students at the newly instituted FTII in the 1960s. A prolific director, Parvati’s main concern in cinema has been children. She has taught, researched and written about cinema, while also writing, directing and producing many feature, documentary and short films. She has served as jury for many film festivals worldwide.