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Oscar Movie: Manthan



Manthan (The Churning) was an art movie which was released back in the year 1976. This movie was highly researched and raised a social issue due to which it was highly acclaimed by the audience and critics all over the world. Manthan was directed by Shyam Benegal. As an important feature of film it was partly written by Verghese Kurien (father of white revolution in India). The starring of the film includes major theater and art movie artists like Smita Patil, Girish Karnad, Naseeruddin Shah and Amrish Puri. The story revolves around farmers association with white revolution.
Movie was produced and sponsored by Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (Amul). The movie was a success and was nominated officially by the Indian government for Academy Awards (Oscars). It was sent to Oscars after a break of five years.
 
 
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