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Antarnaad (1991)

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The story of Antarnaad is based on the work of Pandurang Shastri which over the last 36 years is revolutionizing the Indian countryside by transforming the lives of people in a way that can... See full summary »

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Shyam Benegal
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Credited cast:
Girish Karnad
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Shabana Azmi
Om Puri
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Riju Bajaj Riju Bajaj
Pavan Malhotra
Dina Pathak
Chandrakant Thakkar Chandrakant Thakkar ... Inspector
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The story of Antarnaad is based on the work of Pandurang Shastri which over the last 36 years is revolutionizing the Indian countryside by transforming the lives of people in a way that can only be termed as miraculous. Today it affects the lives of over 5 million people and has changed the destinies of over 15 villages and towns. The story of the film is based on actual case studies of individuals and societies in two villages; One, a farming village and two a fishing village. The story of the film begins when three Swadhyayees go on a Bhaktipheri to two villages. The village infested by robbers takes too long to respond to these devotional hymes but another village, the fishery one, accepts them open heartedly and soon becomes a golden example of transformation itself. With the help of one of the swadhyayee's wife, they finally changes fate of second village as well. Written by Subrat Jain

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Touching, insightful drama about Swadhyaya, a grassroots phenomenon
18 June 2003 | by malaykSee all my reviews

Good cast directed by a solid director. Good music, too, not the usual hollywood/bollywood stuff.

This movie is an insightful look at the impact of Swadhyaya on the lives of several individuals, some from an Indian city, some from Indian villages. This movie not only tells a touching story, but also is a genuine attempt to capture the essence of the Swadhyaya experience.

Swadhyaya, literally meaning study of self, or self study, has changed the lives of millions of people around the world, beginning in India.

Check it out - it's really quite good.


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