Films Division to pay documentary tribute to Munshi Premchand and Mohammad Rafi today. Films Division Mumbai will be screening two special documentaries to mark the 140th birth anniversary of most accomplished writer and storyteller, Munshi Premchand and the 40th death anniversary of legendary playback singer, Mohammed Rafi today. The documentaries, ‘Premchand’ and ‘Rafi – We Remember You’ will be streamed on Films Division Website and YouTube channel for free.
The documentary, ‘Premchand’ is directed by P C Sharma. It is a short biography on Munshi Premchand who is popularly known as ‘Upanyas Samrat’ or the King among novelists. His innumerable short stories and novels portray India’s rural life very incisively and movingly.
Memories of immortal singers come alive in ‘Rafi – We Remember You’ is directed by Kuldeep Sinha. The hour-long documentary shares special moments from Rafi’s life, his everlasting songs and tributes by contemporaries.