Samay Ka Chamatkar

Director: Ajay Kumar Chakravorty


Time encompasses and gives a sense of measure to all human activity. The film illustrates the miraculous movement of time, tracing its evolution from the Stone Ages to the time when man became a settler.


Director’s Biography: Ajay Kumar Chakravorty
A Fine Arts graduate from Vishwa Bharati University, Ajay Kumar Chakravorty began work as a visualiser in Bombay and also founded the Anandam Films Society. Later, a 1949 Czechoslovakian puppet film triggered his ambition to learn animation. In 1961 he made India’s first animated puppet film – ‘Nanche Munhe Sitare’ and won a National Award for the same. He won two other National Awards for his 1974 film ‘Alibaba’ and his 1982 film ‘Raju and Tinku’. Chakravarty has made around nine animated films based on fairy tales, mythological themes and historical subjects.