Kedar Sharma

Synopsis:

Two boys on a camping expedition are training to be boy scouts. They wander into a cave and stumble upon some notorious dacoits who have managed to evade the police. Putting their training as scouts to good use, the two kids act with courage and presence of mind, braving many dangers to outsmart the dacoits and have them arrested by the police. Directed by well known Hindi filmmaker Kedar Sharma, the film espouses the value of courage in children.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.

Synopsis:

Meera was a princess born into a Royal family of Rajasthan. At a very young age she fell in love with the image of Lord Krishna. This caused conflicts and turmoil not just in her life and family, but in the society around. But guided by her endless devotion of her beloved god, Meera faced them all and became popular as the poetess-saint Meerabai. Her life is an example of how faith and devotion can move the strongest mountains.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.

Synopsis:

Kailashi is an old lady. She serves as the nanny to Munna, the tiny son of Munshi Indramani. After a new maid servant is appointed in Kailashi’s place, Munna misses his old nanny and demands her recalls. Kailashi meanwhile is getting ready for a pilgrimage. Hence when she is recalled she is faced with the predicament of choosing between the two. In the end she chooses her duty towards the little boy as she believes that taking care of little Munna is no less than a pilgrimage. Mahateerth is based on a short story by Munshi Premchand.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Writer, director actor and producer Milind Ganesh Dastane is associated with both Hindi and Marathi films. He has been part of many commercial films, television series and documentaries with many renowned directors in both the languages. ‘Aaji Ajoba’ is Milind’s first film as a director and co-producer.

Synopsis:

Ashok, whose father is the keeper at the lighthouse, decides to take his cousin Priti there by a yacht. Chandan, the driver of the yacht, is a reckless youth. He tries to show off by taking needless risks that puts the life of the three kids in danger. To make matters worse, a sudden thunder storm traps the yacht. All hope seems lost till Ashoka’s father with great risk, manages to save them. But is this experience enough to teach a reckless Chandan the necessary lesson of caution?

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.

 

Awards
Adjudged as Best Children’s Film – International Film Fesitval – Venice – 1957
All India Certificate for Merit as the Best Children’s Film – State Awards for Film – 1960

Synopsis:

Despite being poor six-year-old Babu dislikes charity and earns his living as a snake-charmer. One evening he gets stuck in a storm and takes refuge on a hill slope. In the morning, Sapna – a Brahmin girl, finds him and moved by his plight takes him home. She decides to look after Babu and give him the love and caring he longs for. When her father returns he considers Babu to be a burden and asks Sapna to get rid of him. A proud Babu is crestfallen and despite loving Sapna, decides to go away. Would Sapna allow this? Khuda Hafiz is directed by the legendary director Kedar Sharma who has directed many popular Hindi films.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Born 1910 in Amritsar, Kedar Sharma planned to graduate and teach English. His plans took a dramatic turn after seeing D K Bose’s ‘Purana Bhagat’. He ran away to Calcutta instead to pursue a career in films. D.K. Bose gave him his first job as a painter in New Theater Studio. Studiohead B.N.Sircar provided him the opportunity to pen the dialogue and lyrics of “Devdas”, now a film classic. He soon turned director-producer making many hits like “Neel Kamal” starring Raj Kapoor and Madhubala. Kedar Sharma has discovered and groomed many actors who are now famous names. He has also made many films for children.

Synopsis:

The great Moghal emperor Akbar, was known for his wisdom, tolerance and fairness. The film highlights some key moments from the boyhood days of the great king to show what made him a rose among flowers.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.

Synopsis:

India has been given shape by some great men and women. Using a narrative verse, the film highlights key moments in the lives of some of these people who have influenced the nation.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.

Synopsis:

India is a vast and diverse country where people of many religions, sects, cultures and identity live. The country can thrive only when there is unity in this diversity. Using examples of the past where our mutual animosities made it possible for outsiders to invade and dominate the country, Ekta emphasises the importance of national unity in the eyes of children.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.

Synopsis:

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, had a deep affection for kids who affectionately called him Chacha (Uncle) Nehru. It was on his behest that Childrens’ Film Society, India (CFSI) was started in 1955. In this short film he tells kids that the needs of children are special and hence a special body is needed to create films for them. This little film serves as an everlasting reminder of Nehru’s love for children and how that has directly and indirectly touched millions of children over the decades though CFSI.

 

Director’s Biography: Kedar Sharma
Director, producer, writer and lyricist Kedar Sharma was an early doyen of Hindi cinema. He slogged in Calcutta as a still cinema photographer, set painter and bit-part actor before writing the dialogues and lyrics for the Hindi adaptation of ‘Devdas’. He then directed the smash hits ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Bawre Nain’ and ‘Jogan’ and is credited for starting the careers of some of Hindi cinema’s great actors like Geeta Bali, Madhubala and Raj Kapoor. At the request of Jawaharlal Nehru, he joined CFSI and made many feature, short and documentary films.