The Song

The Song sustains the Santhali Community. It is the elixir to boost their morale, be they in pain or pleasure. They sing their heart out to bring home the messages that make life livable. Nityananda Janvani has struck that cord and cultivated a spirit in them to kick out the frowns of a struggling existence when poverty is their constant companion. Songs have emboldened them to face and conquer the drab realities of life. Like a baton song is being handed over from one generation to another. The all-conquering spirit thus flows down....

  • Pradipta Bhattacharyya
    Director
  • Saswati De Mishra
    Writer
  • Papiya Sen
    Executive Producer
  • Manbhum Ananda Ashram Nityananda Trust
    Producer
  • Basudeb Mondal
    Cinematographer
  • Rimil Murmu
    Cinematographer
  • Rimil Murmu
    Editor
  • Basudeb Mondal
    Editor
  • Snehasish Chakraborty
    Editor
  • Buddhadeb Hembram
    Key Cast
    "Sagen"
  • Srimanti Hembram
    Key Cast
    "Minati"
  • Mitan Tudu
    Key Cast
    "Mitan"
  • Snehalata Hembram
    Key Cast
  • Laxmimoni Hembram
    Key Cast
    "Lata"
  • Bosundhara Hembram
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Other
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 24, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    900 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Other
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Mumbai
    India
    September 11, 2021
    Mumbai
    Special Festival Mention
  • 1st Kerala Short Film Festival 2021
    Kerala
    India
Director Biography - Pradipta Bhattacharyya

Having a meritorious fifteen years of experience in filmmaking, Pradipta Bhattacharya is Indian film editor and director, primarily working in Bengali film industry. He has worked on various short films, documentaries, animation films, and feature films. Some of his notable works include Khirer Putul, Bicycle Kick, and Bakita Byaktigato, which was awarded the National Award for Best Bengali Feature Film. His other projects include Conditions Apply, Teen Patti, Aranyadeb, and Bhagshesh. His 2019 release includes Rajlokhi O Srikanto.

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