Director: Shyam Benegal
Section: Excellence in Cinema Awards
Country: India | Year: 1977
Language(s): Hindi | Time: 142 mins
Shyam Benegal, perhaps one of the few Indian film makers who apart from creating films of premium quality also has a penchant for creating noteworthy classics on television. His work on television consists of several popular series based on short stories by well known Indian writers, and a mammoth 53-part series on the History of India. He has also made an extra mural educational series for children.