As you may already be aware Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa (The World Of Goopi And Bagha) has done us proud, winning accolades across the world like
1) Jury Prize for Best Art work @ 18 Golden Elephant, ICFFI
2) Best Animation Film In the Professional Category @ ASIFA
3) Best Animation Feature Film @ FICCI BAF, India
4) Best Animation Feature Film @ CMS international Children’s Film Festival -2014 , India
Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa , directed by Shilpa Ranade, is an animated movie about two musicians Goopi and Bagha, who are banished from their kingdoms because their music is cacophonic. These banished musicians then play their instruments in the jungle and impress the King of Ghosts who grants them many boons.
Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa is based on Ray’s classic film from the 60’s Goopi Gayne Bagha Bayne is an enduring film having a timeless charm . The film was based on the original writing by his grandfather Upendra kishore Ray Chowdhury and has seen countless retellings and versions; several of these were brilliantly illustrate bringing the story immediately to life.
Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa was the Opening Film at 18thInternational Children’s Film Festival at Hyderabad in November 2013. The response has been overwhelming. Children have loved the film since it is a lot of fun, and adults have found it useful to encourage values that are important for a child’s growth.
The journey of Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa and indeed of CFSI has been both challenging and exciting. Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa has travelled all over the world covering countries like USA, U.K, Spain, U.A.E., South Korea, Germany etc.
CFSI’s value based films will indeed prove to be strong guiding force for the Children of India. The activities at CFSI are multiplying and our organization is effectively trying to reach out to the children of the country in various innovative and imaginative ways.
There is much more yet to come from CFSI.
SHRAVAN KUMARCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER