The Official Website of
Singh - the Filmmaker.
Mr. Gulbahar Singh,Sikh, a graduate,
resides in Kolkata, made his first film “weeds” in 1980 since then he
made number of films. He is a prolific filmmaker renowned for his
versatality.He has made many films in Hindi, English, Bengali and also
Punjabi . He has been the recipient of prestigious National and
International awards for his films time and again.
He has won national awards in
1986 for his film “ANUKARAN” and “Biotechnology; some possibilities” in
1992. He made a long documentary on life,times and works of the noted
Hindi writer Munshi Premchand for Doordarshan. A feature
film financed by NFDC, “Sundari” ( Hindi) was shown in Calcutta Film
Festival and also shown in Sochi International Film Festival, received
diploma for participation.
A film “Bheet”(Bengali) has
own National Award in 44th National Film Festival as best
film on Family Welfare and “ Gotipua” won special mention in the 45th
National Film Festival. Besides all these he has made many telefilms and
short teleserials on various subjects.
A children’s film “The Goal”
produced by Children's Film Society, India has won the Golden Lotus Award in the
47th National Film Festival.
The same also received the
Special Jury Award in the 11th Cairo International Children
Film Festival, Special Mention of Jury at the International Federation
of Film Societies, IIFS at the festival at Zlin ( Check Republic) at
2001. It was also selected in the Indian Panorama in 2001 and
participated in Golden Elephant Children Film Festival in 2001. “Dattak”
(The Adopted) a feature film for NFDC starring Rajit Kapoor and A. K.
Hangal participated in the 5th Sanghai International Film
Festival as the only entry from India, in the Hawaii International Film
Festival and in the 20th Fajr International Film Festival, Teheran
Mail the director at
Telephone: 091 033 478 7168, 091 033 400 4268, Fax:: 091 033
Another film by the legendary
film maker, “ Abaidha”(Bengali) ( The Demolition Man) has
been released recently which has created waves of sensation among the
Glimpses of The Works of Gulbahar Singh