- About Anand Patwardhan
Full name: Anand Patwardhan
Also known as: Anand Patwardhan, Patwardhan, Anand
Education: McGill University
Professions: Director, Editor, Producer
- Anand Patwardhan Known for
Documentary filmmaking. In his films, we often hear him speak as narrator or thoughtful questioner.
- Anand Patwardhan Biography
Anand Patwardhan is an Indian documentary filmmaker known for his activism through social action documentaries on topics such as corruption, slum dwellers, nuclear arms race, citizen activism and communalism (religious sectarianism). Notable films include Bombay: Our City (Hamara Shahar) (1985), In Memory of Friends(1990),In the Name of God (Ram ke Nam) (1992), Father, Son and Holy War (Pitra, Putra aur Dharmayuddha) (1995), A Narmada Diary(1995),War and Peace (Jang aur Aman) (2002) and Jai Bhim Comrade (2011), which have won national and International awards. As a passionately secular rationalist, Anand Patwardhan is a vocal critic of Hindutva ideology and the caste system that it promotes leading to the dehumanization and genocide of those outside the caste system, i.e., the Dalits, Muslims and Christians.
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