Safed Haathi – Tapan Sinha – DVD Release
The great Bengali Movie Safed Haathi by noted bangla film maker Tapan Sinha is out on CD and DVD formats. Arjun Chakraborty, accompanied by Madhabi Mukherjee came to the big inauguration event of the DVD release of Safed Haathi – a National Award Winning film.
Safed Haathi (White Elephant in English) is an Indian film made by Tapan Sinha in 1978. It was awarded National Film Award for Best Children’s Film in 1978. It got a ‘Special Jury Award’ in the Sixth Competitive Festival “The Child In Our Time’ 1983 in Mifed, Milano, Italy. It also participated in several prestigious, International Film Festivals held at Berlin, Moscow, Tashkent, Cannes, Adelaide, Sofia, Cairo, Gijon, etc. where it received high acclaim for its contemporary theme, preservation of flora and fauna and emphasis on qualities of chivalry, adventure and integrity of character in children.
- Mala Jaggi, Utpal Dutt, Shatrughan Sinha, Sadhu Meher, Vijay Arora, Ashwani, Gayatri.
- Director: Tapan Sinha
- Producer: R. A. Jalan of Gaurang Films, Pratap Agarwal
- Run Time: Hindi – 120 minutes; English – 77 minutes
- Music: Ravindra Jain
- Year of Release: 1978