• India| 1996| Bengali| 120'| Colour
  • Director: Raja Sen
  • Producer: Raja Sen, Ashok Bose, S.K. Mujaffar, Tapas Ghos
  • Screenplay: Mohit Chatterjee
  • DoP: Shanti Banerjee
  • Editor: Snehasish Ganguly
  • Cast: Raghuvir Yadav, Satya Banerjee, Manoj Mitra, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Tarun Kumar, Rimi Sen

Synopsis: Damu, an orphan boy, is sheltered and raised by a kind man. He strikes a friendship with the man’s granddaughter Runku and once, carelessly, he promises her an elephant ride through the village. When that does not materialize, Runku is disappointed. Ashamed at failing his promise, Damu sets out in search of an elephant. He finally comes across a circus but the manager refuses to see him. Damu’s dejection turns to alarm when he stumbles upon a plot to rob the circus. Can little Damu save the circus and fulfil his promise to Runku in this National Award winning film?

Directors Bio: Indian film and television director Raja Sen (b: 1955, Kolkata) is winner of three National Film Awards. He rose to fame with the teleserials Adarsha Hindu Hotel (1989), Tarashankarer Chhoto Galpo (1991), Arogya Niketan (1993) and Subarnalata (1997), among others. He has documented the real life paradigm of India’s cultural legends Suchitra Mitra (which won him his first National Award), Tapan Sinha, Sombhu Mitra, Subhas Mukhopadhyay and Samaresh Bose. Of his 14 feature films, Damu (1997) and Atmiyo Swajan (1999) have won the Golden Lotus while Debipaksha (2004), Laboratory (2010) and Maya Mridanga (2019) have won popular acclaim.

Sales Agent: CFSI-NFDC

Drama | Family

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