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     1GOVIND SARAIYA (B. 1929) 
     2Gujarati and Hindi director born in Nadiad, 
     3Gujarat. Graduated from Bombay University. 
     4Studied animation on UNESCO fellowship at 
     5Walt Disney Studios and at the National Film 
     6Board of Canada where he was briefly 
     7apprenticed to Norman MacLaren. Employed at 
     8Films Division, where he set up the 
     9animation lab before becoming independent 
     10film-maker. Feature films noted for their 
     11literary sources in Gujarati classics. Best- 
     12known film is his feature debut 
     13Saraswaticbandra which, along with its 
     14sequel Gunsundari No Ghar Sansar, is based 
     15on the epic novel of Govardhanwm Tripathi. 
     16Saraswatichandra became a commercial hit 
     17helped by Kalyanji-Anandji's music. Mansai 
     18Na Diva, written by Zaverchand Meghani, is a 
     19biographical based on a cult figure in Gujarat. 
     20Ravishankar Maharaj, who worked among the 
     21'criminal' tribes of Patanwadia and Baraiya, 
     22and later participated in Gandhi's Bardoli 
     25FILMOGRAPHY: 1956: Electricity in the 
     26Service Of Man (Doc); Grml'ing Wings (Doc): 
     271957: All About Teeth (Doc); Freedom on 
     28Wheels(Doc); Operation Sk}•(Doc); 1958: The 
     29Metric s:vstem (Doc); You and the Railways.· 
     30Footboard Travel(Doc); 1959: Banyan Deer 
     31(Doc); Notes that Matter(Doc); On Stamps and 
     32Stamping (Doc); 196o: A Great Problem (Doc); 
     33j.l:l!Jen Dreams Come True (Doc); 1961: 
     34Portrait of a Postman (Doc); Romance oft!Je 
     35Indian Coin (Doc); 1962: Dust the Killer 
     36(Doc); Metric i'vfeasures (Doc); 1963: A Man of 
     37Valour(Doc); Quickfire Plan (Doc); 1964 It 
     38Happened on a Saturday(Doc): Sterilisation of 
     39The Female(Doc); 1965: My wise Daddy 
     40(Doc); 1967: The Dreams ofMouji Ram (Doc); 
     411968: Saraswaticbandra; 1969: Leela (Doc); 
     421970: PriYa; 1971: Chain Reaction (Doc); The 
     43Cheats (Doc); 1972: Gunsundari No Ghar 
     44Sansar, 1975: A ngare}: 1976: Sajjo Rani; 
     451977: Mansai Na Dim; 1980: Karo Kankutw: 
     46Four Faces (Doc); 1982: Tran Treniya Chha 
     47Chhabila Bahan·at(val Bachche Teen Aur 
     48Daku Chhe. 1984: Waqt Se Pehle; 1991: 
     49Saiyan Ke Gaon Mein (Doc).