Despite his poverty-ridden surroundings in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, young Shyam (Madhav Vaze) and his family manage to keep a positive attitude, thanks largely to the love and ideals of Shyam's mother (Vanamala). This beloved Marathi film, based on the famed book by Sane Guruji, won the President's Gold Medal for Best Feature Film at the 1954 National Film Awards. It also features the song "Chhadi Laage Cham Cham."
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- Pralhad Keshav Atre
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Marathi: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it