Karuna Ki Vijay (Piety Wins)
Director: Kewaldas Bansod
Hindi/1985/Colour/12mins (Also available in: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Assamese, Oriya, Marathi, Gujarati, English )
Prince Devdatta shoots a swan and injures it. When he comes to collect the swan, he find his cousin Siddharth nursing the bird. The two prince lay claim on the bird. To settle their dispute, they go to the king. The king asks them to keep the bird in the centre. The wounded swan hobbles towards Siddhartha, its protector. The king declares that the swan belongs to Siddharth, who nurses the bird and releases it back.
Director’s Biography: Kewaldas Bansod
Kewaldas Bansod has a degree in Fine Art from Bombay. He remained associated with the Animation Department of Films Division for Twenty-three years. While helping others make their films, he also directed and animated his own films. These include ‘Weave Me Some Flowers’, ‘Karuna Ki Vijay’ (National Award Winner) and ‘Chious’ (Award-winner at 14th International Film Festival, 1969, West Germany).