Author: Kiran ShantaramSanjit Narwekar/Publisher: RupaYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 128ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129102188
Read the fascinating story of this legendary filmmaker and also discover many forgotten tales of the history of moving images in India.Some of the most indelible images of Indian cinema came from his sensitive imagination. From the days of the black and while silent films to the advent of sound and color, the films of V Shantaram stood out for their originality and a passionate commitment to human values.>From the award winning Do Aankhen Barah Haath and Dr. Kotnis ki Amar Kahani to the path breaking Duniya Na Mane and Pinjara, Shantaram dominated the film industry in Mumbai. What made his films unique were his choice of socially relevant subjects, an innovative use of technology and a powerful style of presentation.
CHAPTER 1The Journey BeginsCHAPTER 2Discovering a New MediumCHAPTER 3A Trilogy of ClassicsCHAPTER 4The Royal Lotus BloomsCHAPTER 5Memories of ChildhoodCHAPTER 6Ushering in the Color EraCHAPTER 7Among the Hits AgainCHAPTER 8A Filmmaker in CrisisCHAPTER 9The Final DaysAppendix 1The FilmsAppendix 2The InnovationsAppendix 3The Awards