Monkey and the Crocodile

Director: S B Nayampally
English/1964/Colour/39mins

Synopsis:

A monkey who lived on a tree on the banks of a river, becomes friends with a crocodile. When the crocodiles wife comes to know of this friendship, her mouth waters at the thought of eating a monkey. Her husband however refuses. Once, feigning illness, the wife says that only the heart of a monkey can cure her. When in the middle of the river with the monkey riding on its back, the crocodile reveals his true motive, the monkey has to think fast to save himself. Can he? The film is based on a popular story from the Panchatantra.

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