Saral Biswas (Simple Faith)

(Simple Faith)

Director: Phani Mazumdar
Hindi/1959/B&W/20mins (Also available in: Tamil, Telugu, English, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Assamese, Kashmiri, Oriya)


This story by Ramkrishna Paramahans illustrates the power of faith and shows how it can lead a man to glimpse the supreme divine power.


Director’s Biography: Phani Mazumdar
Phani Mazumdar’s six decades long career in cimema began in 1931 with Barua Studios, Calcutta. He wrote the scripts of ‘Abhigyan’ and ‘Abhagin’, assisting Prafulla Roy in directing them. He then directed the celebrated ‘Street Singer’ and ‘Sathi’, while also scripting and directing ‘Kapal Kundala’ and ‘Doctor’. He went to Singapore to work for the Shaw Brothers and in two years wrote and directed eleven feature film in Malay, Chinese and English. Returning to India in 1959 he directed the highly successful films ‘Aarti’ and ‘Oonche Log’. He has made a number of documentaries, children’s film and TV serials as well.