ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಘಟ್ಟದ ನದಿಗಳಲ್ಲೇ ಬಹು ವಿಶೇಷವಾದದ್ದು ಅಘನಾಶಿನಿ. ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಯ ನೆಪದಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಯುವ ಎಲ್ಲ ಹಿಂಸೆಗಳಿಂದ ಅದೃಷ್ಟವಶಾತ್ ತಪ್ಪಿಸಿಕೊಂಡು ಸಾವಿರಾರು ವರುಷಗಳಿಂದ ತನ್ನದೇ ಹರಿವಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ ಅಘನಾಶಿನಿ ನದಿ. ಯಾವುದೇ ಆಣೆಕಟ್ಟು ಮತ್ತು ಇತರ ಅಡೆತಡೆ ಇಲ್ಲದೇ ಹರಿಯುತ್ತ ತನ್ನತನ ಕಾಪಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಅಘನಾಶಿನಿ ಅನೇಕ ಕೌತುಕಮಯ ಸಂಗತಿಗಳಿಂದ ತುಂಬಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಅವುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕೆಲವು ವಿಶ್ವದಲ್ಲೇ ಎಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಕಾಣಸಿಗದಂತವು. ಅಂತವುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹಲವು ವಿಶೇಷ ಕಥೆಗಳನ್ನು ಆಯ್ದುಕೊಂಡು ನದಿಯ ನಿರೂಪಣೆಯಲ್ಲೇ ಚಿತ್ರ ಮೂಡಿಸಿರುವುದು ಈ ಸಾಕ್ಷ್ಯಚಿತ್ರದ ಹೆಗ್ಗಳಿಕೆ. ಕಳೆದ ಹಲವಾರು ವರುಷಗಳಿಂದ ಭಾರತ … [Read more…]
Ashwini Kumar Bhat calls Aghanashini a unique river untamed, untouched because it still flows on the same course as it was thousands of years ago due to the absence of any dams to change its flow Awards and accolades: “Gold Award” in ‘Spot Light Doc Awards’ of Georgia, USA (2018)“ Award of Excellence” in ImpactDoc … [Read more…]
Embark on an epic journey with 100 year old Janaki and her grandson as they walk to the source of the river Kali deep inside the jungle from their tiny hamlet cut off from civilisation. A journey to keep alive an ancient tradition as they offer their prayers to the revered mother.
Elephant habitats across India are shrinking at an alarming rate, leading to conflict with local residents. In the southern region of Hassan, the conflict has been particularly intense. But accountant-turned-conservationist Vinod Krishnan is part of a team, led by Dr Anand Kumar, that is pioneering a radically new approach to deal with the conflict based … [Read more…]
A children’s film about an Indian Sloth Bear, her family and her neighbours. The film was made for the Daroji Bear Sanctuary Nature Interpretation Center.
Produced, directed and filmed by Shekar Dattatri, this film was commissioned by the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, India, to commemorate its 125th year of existence. With its old world charm, clean and green surroundings, spacious enclosures and well-cared for animals, it is clearly one of the best zoos in Asia.
Bluechip documentary on the wildlife of Karnataka Karnataka is India’s 6th largest state, in India, which has a recorded forest area of 38,720 sq. km, that constitutes 20.19% of the total geographical area, of the state. Its ecosystem supports different kinds of forests, ranging from the wet evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, to deciduous … [Read more…]
In a world subjected to an onslaught of saleable ideas and products, a world where we indulge beyond our means, is there a possibility of leading a life true to the values we believe in? To abstain from indulgence? ‘Sarala – Virala’ is an insight into a life of simple man, who remains steadfast and … [Read more…]
India is a country where traditionally the common man has lived in harmony with the natural environment. But, over the last few decades, modernization and unplanned urbanization have spread their roots; forests are shrinking and wildlife is constantly subjected to an onslaught of mindless developmental activities. In such a scenario what is the fate of … [Read more…]