INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
OF INDIA 2002,
Stirring of Nostalgia
This film is
based on story by Pt. Godavarish Mahapatra which speaks of the
importance of cultural traditions and about not forgetting oneís
A bullock cart
rolled along the road. A full moon shone overhead. Sitting at
the back of cart the villagers talked and sand happily. A journey
was in progress. For Maguni, the driver of the cart it was the
journey of life. As he stirred the bullock cart along the road,
he felt at peace with Ďhis nature, his people his home".
But like the
silky moon, which gives way to the bright sun, time eroded Maguniís
life. His bullock cart found itself out of fashion with the advent
of more efficient and faster bus service. All of a sudden everybody
prefers bus to Maguniís bullock cart. Trapped between necessity
and freedom of spirit, Maguni chooses the latter at great cost.
However, neither time nor the taunts of the villager break his
Alone and hurt,
Maguni continues his journey.
has been associated with Doordarshan for 23 years as Producer
Assit. Station Director and has produced many serials and teleserials.
Presently he is busy in directing two feature films Ė Kuch Tum
Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein (Hindi) and Davdasi (Hindi & English)
an Indo-Canadian joint venture which are under production.