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Khelna Bati: India's first Chuckimation film gets award
Khelna Bati is nearly 5 minutes experimental animation directed by Diganta Dey. The film was awarded at the 6th edition of the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, an initiative to mark the birth anniversary of Late Shri Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema. The festival took place place on 30 April, 2016 at Delhi.
It is considered as India's first independent chukimation film. The film has also got worldwide festival nominations.

Film Name- Khelna Bati

English Title- My Toy World

Genre- Stop Motion Animation/Chuckimation

Language- Bengali

Direction & Story- Diganta Dey

Producer- Koushik Bhattacharjee

Cinematography- Arkajyoti Ganguly

Music & Sound- Kaushik Roy (Paw) & M.H.R

Edit & Effects- Smrijeet Ghosh

Production- Teammate Workers

Film Synopsis- There was a country which had no name. All countrymen lived together happily. One Day a 'Civilized Human' country came to know about them and also about their petroleum power. They captured the place but another human country attacked on them for that petroleum. 'Gollu' a countryman appealed to stop the war but died by a bullet at last.

Director's Biography- Diganta Dey was born on 9th May 1994 in a small village 'Tufanganj' in Coochbehar district of West Bengal. From class 9 he started writing short stories. After schooling he came to Kolkata for pursuing higher studies at the age of 18. From this time he started film making without proper film training and made short films by his own student film production 'Teammate Workers'.

Director Filmography- 3 Seeds of My Life (2014) Short Docu Fiction

Experimental Short- The Silent Wheel (2014)

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