On a 116th birth anniversary of eminent filmmaker Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre fondly famous as V. Shantaram, Google paid a reverence to a idealist executive by a doodle. The loll depicts 3 films Amar Bhoopali (1951), Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955) and Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1957) that won him countless inhabitant and general awards.
Amar Bhoopali told a loyal story of an typical cow herder with a healthy present for poetry, set in a days of a Maratha Confederacy. Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje, a adore story set opposite a credentials of exemplary Indian dance, was among a initial films in India to use Technicolor. Do Aankhen Barah Haath portrayed a story of a immature jail supervisor who would remodel dangerous prisoners into persons of trait by tough work. Shantaram’s absolute proceed to advocating humanism while still exposing misapplication done this film a classic.
Born on Nov 18, 1901, in Kolhapur, Shantaram, a male who had a passion for cinema is best famous for cinema like Shakuntala, Apna Desh, Dahej, Dr Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani, Do Aankhen Barah Haath, Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje, Navrang and Pinjra. He also won accolades for a initial Marathi talkie Ayodhyecha Raja and films desirous by saint scholars Sant Eknath, Sant Tukaram and Sant Dhyaneshwar. He won a Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1985 and was awarded a Padma Vibhushan in 1992.
V Shantaram started his film career doing peculiar jobs in Maharashtra Film Co. owned by Baburao Painter during Kolhapur and went on to entrance as an actor in a wordless film Surekha Haran in 1921. The mythological filmmaker married thrice. His initial mother was Vimal, and afterwards he got married to actors Jayashree and Sandhya.
Shantaram, fondly famous as Annasaheb, had an shining career as a filmmaker for roughly 6 decades. He was one of a early filmmakers to comprehend a efficiency of a film middle as an instrument of amicable change and used it successfully to disciple humanism on one palm and display prejudice and misapplication on a other.
In 1929, Shantaram founded a Prabhat Film Company along with Vishnupant Damle, KR Dhaiber, S Fatelal and SB Kulkarni, and left it in 1942 to form a Rajkamal Kalamandir in Mumbai. Rajkamal became a many worldly studio in India. His grant to a Indian cinema also enclosed a techniques like a singular shot method in Dr Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani and a use of ‘jump cuts’ in Dahej, a 1950 recover starring Prithviraj Kapoor, Jayashree and Lalita Pawar.
He died on Oct 30, 1990 in Mumbai. The V. Shantaram Award was constituted by Central Government and Maharashtra State Government in his honour.
With inputs from ANI.