Sathy - A story of brave green warriors

"Sathy" is an inspirational story set within the depths of the Sathyamangalam Forest. Once a casualty of mankind's greed, the forest's vibrant wildlife and rich flora were on the brink of extinction. As the balance of nature teetered on the edge, a group of super-humans, known as the Green Warriors, emerged, pledging to restore the forest and its wildlife.

Despite the immense challenges posed by modern society, these dedicated protectors stop at nothing to safeguard the forest they hold dear. Their relentless efforts result in the phenomenal recovery of the forest, particularly noticeable in the resurgence of the tiger population.

Integral to the narrative is the role of local communities, many from local tribes, who bear hardships and cooperate actively in conservation efforts. Their participation underscores the human benefits of conservation, particularly as the forest provides essential water resources to surrounding districts.

"Sathy" presents the forest's struggle and resurgence as an urgent wake-up call for humanity, stressing the importance of coexistence and the constant readiness of green soldiers to defend Mother Nature. This is not just a story, it's a testament to the resilience of nature and the power of determined guardians.

  • Anil Narahari
    Director
  • Anil Narahari
    Writer
  • Shreyas Maribasavaiah
    Writer
  • Focuscycle Pictures Private Limited
    Producer
  • Anil Narahari
    Cinematography
  • Shreyas Maribasavaiah
    Cinematography
  • Anil Narahari
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Nature Documentary
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Blackmagic RAW
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Rameshwaram International Film FestivaL

    India
    August 15, 2023
    AWARD WINNER
  • Kollywood International Film Festival

    India
    August 12, 2023
    AWARD WINNER
  • TAMIZHAGAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    India
    August 18, 2023
    AWARD WINNER
  • Serbest International Film Festival (SIFF)

    Moldova, Republic of
    September 5, 2023
    SEMI-FINALIST
  • CAMEL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    India
    August 31, 2023
    AWARD WINNER
  • Madras Independent Film Festival

    September 4, 2023
    AWARD WINNER
  • DIAMOND BELL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    September 5, 2023
    AWARD WINNER
  • Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival

    September 7, 2023
    HONORABLE MENTION
Director Biography - Anil Narahari

Anil Narahari, born on May 8, 1987, is a passionate filmmaker and the creative force behind Focuscycle Pictures. Renowned for his authentic storytelling and intricate detail in his work, Anil draws inspiration from celebrated global filmmakers. His portfolio, rich in emotive wedding videos and insightful wildlife documentaries, reflects his deep connection with nature, an understanding heightened by his certification as a Level 1 naturalist and collaborations with NGOs and Forest Departments. Anil continues to captivate audiences with his unique narratives, shining a spotlight on nature and its unsung guardians.

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Director Statement

As the director of "Sathy: A Tale of Brave Green Warriors", my mission was to tell the extraordinary story of regular people doing incredible things for our planet. The Sathyamangalam Forest and its Green Warriors have faced both the worst and best of humanity, and their journey is one of both pain and triumph.

This film was not easy to create. We needed to show the harsh reality of human destruction, but also the hope that comes from nature's resilience and the dedication of its protectors.

"Sathy" is more than a film, it's a tribute to Mother Nature and her unsung heroes. I hope this movie sparks a love for nature in your hearts and makes you realize that our actions today write the Earth's story of tomorrow.