National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Sir C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.
To widely spread message about the importance of science used in our daily life, CFSI science based film DHOOMKETU (The Comet) – a Hindi feature film directed by Shri Gopal Krishnan was screened at various locations viz. Nehru Science Centre, Worli, Vikas High School, Vikhroli (E), Lumbinibaug Mahanagar Palika Marathi School, Govandi, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Primary Vidya Mandir School, Nashik, M.H. High School & Junior College, Thane, B S Kadu Patil School, Ahmednagar & Bal Bhawan ‘Kilkari’, Gaya and these screenings were enjoyed by more than 1800 Child Audience.
Synopsis of film ‘Dhoomketu’
Kailash Dutta, an amateur astronomer loves studying comets. His passion is shared by his kids Bittu and Jhumki. After Kailash discovers a comet on a collision course with earth, it sends alarm bells ringing across the governments of the world. While his wife, a superstitious woman, tries to counter the disaster through a pilgrimage, Kailash collaborates with global scientists to avert the disaster. When a neighbouring gang takes an evil interest in thwarting Kailash’s research, it is up to his kids to foil their attempts and by helping their father do his work, save the world. But are two little kids any match for a powerful gang?