List of Indian Children’s Movies-Awarded National Film Award for the Best Children’s Film from the year 1954 till date

The ‘National Film Award for the Best Children’s Film’ was instituted in the year 1954, by  the ‘Directorate of Film Festivals’, set up by the ‘Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’ of the Union Government of India.

The ‘National Film Award for the Best Children’s Film includes a:

  • A Medal- ‘Swarna Kamal’ /’Golden Lotus’ and
    Swarna Kamal Medal for National Film Award
  • Cash Prize of Rs 1 50 000/-($2300/-).

Previously the ‘National Film Award for the Best Children’s Film had been named as the ‘Prime Minister’s Gold Medal for the Best Children’s Film’.

The following is the List of Indian Movies in various Languages which have received the “National Film Awards for the Best Children’s Film since 1954 till date:-

ASSAMESE-1 Movie:

1.The Movie-‘TORA’ , Produced by ‘Children’s Film Society of India’ and Directed by Jahnu Barua- in the year 2003.

BENGALI-8Movies:

  1. The Movie-‘Khela Ghar’ Produced by ‘Aurora Films’ in the year 1954
  2. The Movie ‘Jaldeep’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film  Society’ and Directed by Kidar Sharma- in the year 1956
  3. The Movie-‘Janmatithi’ Produced by ‘R. B. Films and Directed by Dilip Mukherjee- in the year 1957
  4. The Movie-‘Heerer Prajapati’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Shanti P. Chowdhury-in the year 1968
  5. The Movie-‘Joi Baba Felunath’ Produced by R. D. Bansal and Directed by  Satyajit Ray- in the year 1978
    Joi Baba Felunath Bengali
  6. The Movie-‘Bhombal Sardar’ Produced by the Government of West Bengal and Directed by Nripen Ganguly-in the year 1983
  7. The Movie’Damu’ Produced by the ‘Art Films’ and Directed by Raja Sen – in the year 1996
  8. The Movie-‘Duronto’ Produced by ‘Code Red Films’ and Directed by Soumendra Padhi- in the year 2015
    Damu Bengali

ENGLISH – 5 Movies:

  1. The Movie-‘Virsa and the Magic Doll’ Produced by the ‘Little Cinema Pvt Ltd.’ and Directed by Santi P. Chowdhury-in the year 1958
  2. The Movie-‘Banyan Deer’ Produced by the ‘Films Division of India’ and Directed by Ahmed Lateef, Shanti Verma and  G. G. Saraiya-in the year 1959
    Banyan Deer English
  3. The Movie-‘The Adventure of A Sugar Doll’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Kantilal Rathod -in the year 1965
  4. Movie-‘The As You Like It’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by S. Shankar- in the year 1965
  5. The Movie-‘Wings Of Fire’ -in the year 1971

HINDI-25 Movies:

  1. The Movie-‘Hum Panchhi Ek Dal Ke’ Produced by the ‘AVM Productions’ and Directed by P. L. Santoshi- in the year 1957
  2. The Movie ‘Phool Aur Kaliyan’ Produced by the ‘Rajkamal Kalamandir’ and Directed by  Ram Gabale – in the year 1960
    Rajkamal Kalamandir
  3. The Movie-‘Idd Mubarak’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by  Khwaja Ahmad Abbas – in the year 1960
  4. The Movie-‘Delhi Ki Kahani’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Rajendra Kumar in the year 1960
  5. The Movie-‘Savitri’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Phani Majumdar in the year 1961
  6. The Movie-‘Nanhe Munne Sitare’ Produced &Directed by Ajay Kumar Chakravarty- in the year 1961
  7. The Movie-‘Hattogol Vijay’ Produced by ‘Hari S. Dasgupta Productions’ and Directed by Buju Das Gupta & Raghunath Goswami- in the year 1961
  8. The Movie-‘Raju Aur Gangaram’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Ezra Mir- in the year 1962
  9. The Movie-‘Safed Haathi’ Produced &Directed by  R. A. Jalan- Pratap Agarwal-Tapan Sinha-in the year 1977
  10. The Movie-‘Ankur Maina Aur Kabootar’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by  Madan Bawaria-in the year 1989
  11. The Movie-‘Aazadi Ki Ore’ Produced by ‘Sangeethalaya’ and Directed by P. S. Prakash – in the year 1985
  12. The Movie ‘Swamy’ Produced by T. S. Narasimhan and Directed by Shankar Nag- in the year 1987
  13. The Movie-‘Mujhse Dosti Karoge’ Produced by the ‘National Center of Films for Children and Young People’ and Directed by Gopi Desai – in the year 1992
    Mujhse Dosto Karoge Hindi Children's Movie
  14. The Movie-‘Abhay’ Produced by the ‘National Center of Films for Children and Young People’ and Directed by Annu Kapoor – in the year 1994
  15. The Movie-‘Halo’ Produced by the ‘National Center of Films for Children and Young People’ and Directed by Santosh Sivan- in the year 1995
    Halo Hindi
  16. The Movie-‘Kabhi Pass Kabhi Fail’ Produced by the ‘National Center of Films for Children and Young People’ and Directed by Virendra Saini – in the year 1998
    Kabhi Pass Kabhi Fail Hindi
  17. The Movie’Goal’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Gul Bahar Singh – in the year 1999
  18. The Movie-‘Baaja’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Apurba Kishore Bir- in the year 2002
    Baaja Hindi
  19. The Movie-‘Chutkan Ki Mahabharat’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Sankalp Meshram -in the year 2004
    Chutkan Ki Mahabharat
  20. The Movie-‘The Blue Umbrella’ Produced by the ‘UTV Motion Pictures’ and Directed by  Vishal Bhardwaj – in the year 2005
    Blue Umbrella Hindi
  21. The Movie-‘Photo’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Virendra Saini-in the year 2007
  22. The Movie-‘Chillar Party’ Produced by the ‘UTV Software Communications’ and Directed by Salman Khan and Ronnie Screwwvala & Vikas Bahl  and Nitesh Tiwari- in the year 2011
    Chillar Party Hindi
  23. The Movie-‘Dekh Indian Circus’ Produced by Mahaveer Jain and Anil Lad and Directed by Mangesh Hadawale- in the year 2012
    Dekh Indinan Circus Team
    Dekh Indian Circus Hindi
  24. The Movie-‘Kaphal’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society of India’ and Directed by Batul Mukhtiar- in the year 2013

KANNADA- 6 Movies:

1.The Movie-‘Jamboo Savari’ Produced & Directed by  K. S. L. Swame (Lalitha Ravee) – in the year 1989

Jamboo Savari Kannada

2.The Movie-‘Care of Footpath’ Produced by Shylaja Shrikanth and Directed by Kishan Shrikanth- in the year 2006

Care of Footpath Kannada

3.The Movie-‘Keshu’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Sivan-in the year 2009

Keshu Kannada

4.The Movie-‘Gubbachigalu’ Produced by the ‘Media House Studio’ and Directed by Abhaya Simha-in the year 2008

5.The Movie-‘Putaani Party’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Ramchandra P. N.-in the year 2009

Putaani Party Kannada

6.The Movie-‘Hejjegalu’ Produced by Basanta Kumar Patil and Directed by P. R. Ramadas Naidu-in the year 2010

MALAYALAM- 5 Movies:

1.The Movie-‘My Dear Kuttichathan’- (3D)Produced by the ‘Navodaya Appachan & Jose Punnoose and Directed by Jijo Punnoose with Music by Ilayaraja- in the year 1984

My Dear Kutti Sathaan Malayalam

2.The Movie-‘Manu Uncle’ Produced by  Joy Thomas and Directed by  Dennis Joseph-in the year 1988

Manu Uncle Malayalam

3.The Movie-‘Abhayam’ Produced by the ‘Children’s Film Society’ and Directed by Sivan- in the year 1991

4.The Movie-‘Kochaniyan’ Produced by  Bushura Shahudeen and Directed by Satheesh Vengannoor -in the year 1994

5.The Movie-‘Gharaksharangal’ Produced&Directed by Salim Padiyath- in the year 2000

MARATHI-1 Movie:

1.The  Movie-Elizabeth Ekadashi’ /Nittin Keni,Nikhil Sane and Madhugandha Kulkarni /  Paresh Mokashi /2014/2

Elizabeth Ekadashi Marathi

ORIYA-1 Movie:

1.The Movie-Lavanya Preeti’ Produced by the ‘National Center of Films for Children and Young People’ and Directed by Apurba Kishore Bir- in the year 1993

TELUGU-1 Movie:

  1. The Movie-‘Ramayanam’ Produced by M. S. Reddy and Directed by Gunasekhar- in the year 1997
Ramayanam Telugu

TAMIL- 1 Movie:

1.The Movie-‘Kaakkaa Muttai’ Produced by Dhanush&Vetrimaaran and Directed by Manikantan- in the year 2014

Kaakkaa Muttai Tamil
Vettrimaaran Manikandan and Dhanush

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