Known for giving children laughter, tickling, and a unique message, an animated film of the story, GGBB – Gopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaya will be released on March 1 this year. Shilpa Ranade has directed this film. Notably, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Gopi Gayi by Baghi Bai, produced by Satyajit Ray. Satyajit Ray’s grandfather Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury wrote the original story of Gopi singing Bagha in Bengali. Satyajit Ray’s son Sandeep Roy saw GGBB in Kolkata and expressed his opinion about the film.
He said the following things somewhere:
“He was deeply impressed when my father Satyajit Ray read the short story written by his grandparents. My father revived Sandesh (closed in 1930) and the story of Gopi and Baghar was first published in 1961. Was established as a filmmaker. I once complained to him that we should make something for our kids. Then he said – “One day I am sure Bana Banga”. The film was planned in 196666 and released in 1919 after its release. The film proved to be a huge hit. It proved to be such a big story that it is still very popular decades later. “
The film was produced by the Children’s Society of India (CFSI) in association with Karadi Tales, a well-known publishing house for children’s books. GGBB has been awarded various prizes in India and different countries of the world. The film’s director, Shilpa Ranade, is an iconic painter and has played the role of illustrator in almost every book Gulzar has written about children.