Author: Naseeruddin Shah
Director/Composer/Na: Sai Paranjpe/Kanu Roy
ISBN/UPC (if available): SH DVD 070
SPARSH is as humane as its title. It is a love story with a kind of treatment and atmosphere, which gives the film its own freshness. Its theme of a blind institution is socially relevant and praise-worthy and yet the director refrains from preaching. The blind children – their innocence – make the film very couching. Sai Paranjpe has started the film with heart and soul – with intimate and delicate touches. Naseeruddin Shah gives a very natural performance, one of his best.
Shabana too has done very well. Another fine performance comes from Mohan Gokhale. Sudha Chopra, Om puri and others support well. Music goes will with the mood o the film. Production and technical values go well with the theme.
The film has won several awards – both Nationally and Internationally.
THREE NATIONAL AWARDS WINNER:
Best Hindi Film
FILMFARE AWARD WINNER:
Naeeruddin, Arun Joglekar, Om Puri, Mahan Gokhle, Shabana Azmi.
Director: Sai Paranjpe
Music Director: Kanu Roy