Bapu Ne Kaha Tha (Gandhiji’s Saying)
Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, affectionately known to his followers as Bapu, was a great believer in truth and gave the motto ‘Satyameva Jayate’ – Truth Always Prevails. Raju, a village boy, decides to adopt the motto. However this puts him at odds against his village folks who have forgotten the meaning and value of believing in truth. Can a small kid refresh the memory of an entire village and make them believe in truth again? Morarji Desai features in this film, talking to children about the childhood of Mahatma Gandhi.
Director’s Biography: Vijay Bhatt
Producer, director and writer Vijay Bhatt, was one of the early pioneers of Indian cinema. Moving to Bombay early in his life, Vijay joined his elder brother Shankar who was a producer, by scripting the 1929 silent ‘Delhi Ka Chhela’. For the next half century, he changed the course of Indian cinema by making some of its biggest hits including ‘Ram Rajya’ (1943), ‘Baiju Bawra’ (1952), ‘Goonj Uthi Shehnai’ (1959) and ‘Himalaya Ki God Mein’ (1965). He also founded the influential Film and Television Producers Guild of India. He died in 1993.