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CORPORATE & SHORT FILMS

THE FUTURE UNFOLDS

A six minute corporate film for the Indian Railways

AGAINST ALL ODDS

A corporate film for Wolkem Industries. Leaders in mining Calcite and Wollastonite.

WE PROMISE

Corporate film on Secure Energy Meters. Pioneers in solid state Industrial Metering in India .

INDIA - LAND OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES

An eight-minute promotional video about the dynamic changes introduced in the Indian export/ import policy. Commissioned by the Ministry of External Affairs this film aims at attracting foreign investors and has been shown in a number of countries

RAILWAY SPOTS

Six One minute commercials stressing on various aspects of Indian Railways. Safety, Computerised reservation, Bolt schemes etc.

GANGA

One minute commercials stressing on the need to keep the river Ganges clean and pollution free.

CHILD LABOUR

Two public awareness spots for UNICEF meant for prime time telecast on the Indian National Network.

VISTAAR

A corporate film promoting the Indian Railways .

THE WISE FARMER'S CHOICE

A product promotion film for a pesticide company.

HIMALAYAN RALLY -1987

The live presentation of the Award distribution ceremony held at Vigyan Bhavan.

LEVEL CROSSING SAFETY:

Produced and directed these quickies on manned/unmanned level crossing for Ministry of Railways

DREAMS COME TRUE

Corporate film on Gujarat State Fertilizers Company one of the largest joint-sector fertilizer producers in India. This corporate film was a part of their Euro-issue promotional plans.

CHANGING TRACKS

Produced and directed this documentary on the gauge conversion plans of the Indian Railways. Telecast on the Indian National Network.

ELECTRIFICATION OF INDIAN RAILWAYS

This short film was shown in Parliament during the budget presen-tation to emphasize the importance of Electrification of the Indian Railways


TELEFILMS

AGAAS

The story of a woman in search of herself.

GAURI TAL

Ganeshi fights against the whole village to save the dying lake. An environmental film set in Kumaoun hills.

DHAK KI RAJKUMARI

Based on a true story ,the film sketches the story of a young girl and her fight against the powerful mine owners.

CHILDREN OF DARKNESS

Directed this 16mm film on Child Labour for U.N.I.C.E.F.


SERIALS & SERIES

SABRANG

Conceived, Produced and Directed this Thirteen Episode serial in a unique magazine format. Telecast on Doodarshan ( DD-1) India.

HEALING & BEYOND

Produced and directed this Nineteen Episode investigative documentary series about the state of health in India. Telecast on DD-3

TURNING POINT

Directed Eleven Episodes of the International Edition of this science serial presented by Sudhir Dar. Telecast at prime time on DD1.

IN SEARCH OF STEAM

As steam engines are being phased out the three part series captures the memories of the fading golden era. Telecast on the Indian National Network

TANHAI

This Seventeen Episode serial was telecast on the DD Metro Channel.

MANZILIEN

This Thirteen episode serial was telecast at prime time on the Indian National Network. (DD)

E-QUIZ

Conceived, produced and directed this Thirteen Episode Quiz Series on the environment. Telecast on DD-3

THE RETURN OF MARCO POLO

An Indo-European co-production the four-episode series traces the journey of the famous adventurer Marco Polo. Telecast on One World Channel in Europe.

DHAI SAWAL

Scripted and presented this Thirteen episode children magazine program.

This series received a National Award at the National Children Educational

Video Festival - 1992.


DOCUMENTARIES

ZERO LINE

The Indo - Pak border had to be fenced to curb the infiltration of drug and gunrunners. Zero Line investigates not only this, but also the life people lead in the border villages. Telecast on the Indian National Network.

BEADS OF BONDAGE

In the Yellama temple of Saundatti, Karnataka the practice of dedicating young girls to the goddess continues. The program exposes this old tradition which today gives religious sanction to the evils of prostitution.

INVASION FROM THE SKIES

This documentary also explored the concept of `information flow ' in the global village of today. Telecast on the Indian National Network.

EARTHQUAKE

A documentary about the quake that shook Bihar. It takes a look at the political aftermath, the media blow-up and the relief measures undertaken.

TROUBLED PARADISE

Panning across the blue sea and clear white beaches the camera focuses on the problems caused by the tourist influx in Goa .

RIVER IN TURBULENCE

Thousands will be uprooted once the Narmada dam is completed. While discussing the cost and benefit ratio, the film highlights the fear and apprehensions of the residents of the submerging areas.

ROAD TO NOWHERE

Shot in the dense jungles and treacherous terrain of Kerala , the program gives an inside story of drug running in the country.

ROOM WITHOUT A VIEW

A true story of two hemophiliac brothers affected by AIDS .

BHOPAL AFTER SIX YEARS

An update on victims of the Bhopal Gas tragedy .

SHATTERED LIVES

Story of the Chakmas - a sensitive rendering of the plight of the Chakma refugees. The program deals with their traumatic exodus from Bangladesh, the brutality and horror of their experiences.

DOOSRI ALKA

The true story of a young girl who had the courage and determina-tion to fight the evils of the dowry system.

AIDS KILLS - LOVE CAREFULLY

While informing about the scourge of the century, the program brought the heated debate between lawyers, doctors, social workers and young students on Dr. Paintal's proposed legislation to ban sex with foreigners.

NIRMAN

Documentaries about the transport sector dealing with the Avia-tion, Shipping, Road and Rail networks in the country. Telecast on DD1.

PATRI

Unprecedented urbanisation has led to a vast, unorganized, informal sector that often poses problems to various municipal bodies. This documentary portrays the viewpoints of the under- privileged citizens of expanding cities.Telecast on the Indian National Network

BASTE - BASATE

This documentary provides an insight into the working of the Delhi Development Authority and critically analyses the measures it has taken to solve the housing problem in Delhi. Telecast on DD1.

SCALING NEW HEIGHTS

This film traces the journey of three women Everesters, one of them being Santosh Yadav, the only women in the world to have climbed the Everest twice.

THE ADMINISTRATOR

A documentary on the history and achievements of the Indian Administrative Services.

FREEZE FRAME

For the first time on television, thirty minutes devoted to those leading men, who bring to us the best of still photography in India.

DIWALI SARGAM

Directed this special forty-five minute entertainment program on Diwali- the Indian "festival of lights". Telecast on the Indian National Network.


TRAVEL & TOURISM

BIKANER AND JAISALMER

Tourism promotion films on these two fabled towns of Rajasthan.

Commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism these films are primari-ly meant for a foreign audience. Telecast on ZEE TV

SHIFTING SANDS

The film set in Rajasthan, discusses TIME as the final destroyer and the supreme creator. A saga of destruction and renovation of forts and palaces.

THE DIVINE WILDERNESS

Screened more than a dozen times on ZEE TV, the film is a lyrical tribute to the beauty of the Gharwal hills.

ECHOES FROM THE PAST

A film about the sand, ruins and tales of Jhalawar .

SPITI - THE FORBIDDEN VALLEY

A documentary on the traditional life-style of the rugged people of Spiti, hidden behind magic, mystery and the mountains .


CULTURE & ENVIRONMENT

SHEKHAVATI - THE WHISPERING WALLS

A documentary about the painted ` havelis ' of Shekhavati king-dom in the desert state of Rajasthan. The film captures the spirit of the frescoes and appeals for their preservation.Besides being telecast on the Indian National Network this film was also telecast in Europe.

A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME

A documentary on the finest Bird Sanctuary in Asia Keoladev Ghana National Park. The film explores the park's changing ecology through the eyes of eight-year old Mamta, the forest guard's daughter.

DOWN TO EARTH

This film highlights the environmental crisis on our planet. It makes a fervent appeal to save this fragile miracle. Telecast on the Indian National Network.

KISKA JUNGLE

This documentary explores the dramatic change brought about by the Jungle Bachao Andolan in the jungles of southern Gujarat. The very people who razed the forests for firewood and fodder are now protecting them with all their zeal…

BHOPAL - THE CONTINUING STORY

The program brings out the trauma and plight of thousands of gas victims, three years after the tragedy. It's a story of their wait for justice and fight for survival.

IN THE SHADOW OF THE BUFFALO

A film on the Toda tribals of the Nilgiri hills.

THE SIDDIS OF GIR

A film about the unique rituals and practices of the intriguing Siddi tribal living in the Gir forest in Gujarat .