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The Quantum Indians wins National Film Award for Best Educational Film of 2013

Posted By : Animation Galaxy    At 22-04-2014 22:23:00

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A new film "The Quantum Indians" celebrating the lives of India's 3 great yet almost forgotten scientists Satyendra Nath Bose, Sir CV Raman and Meghnad Saha was awarded The National Film Award on the 16th of April 2014 as the Best Educational Film of 2013.

Written and directed by Raja Choudhury and produced by PSBT and the Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, the film tells the compelling and inspirational story of 3 amazing Indians who revolutionized the world of Quantum Physics in the 1920's giving us Bosons, The Bose-Einstein Statistics, the Raman Effect, the Saha Equation and India's first only Nobel Prize for Science. Their work was also responsible for building the science infrastructure upon which much of India's future was built.

The National Award jury gave the prize to the film "For an extremely efficient and precise analysis of the contributions of three renowned scientists in a manner that not only educates today's generation but also provides insights into complex scientific phenomena in an accessible manner."

Commenting on his film, director Raja Choudhury said "We wanted to inspire the young people of India to not only dream of making India great once again as our Quantum Indians did, but also develop a renewed interest in basic science as an essential and rewarding career path today."

The Quantum Indians is being shown around the world at Indian Embassies and Cultural Centers, at Colleges and Schools in India, on TV, on the Indian Diplomacy Youtube Channel and on DVD from PSBT.

Raja Choudhury has produced numerous documentaries on Indian wisdom and history including "Spirituality in the Modern World" with Ken Wilber, "I Believe" on Dr. Karan Singh, "The Modern Mystic" on Sri M of Madanapalle and most recently "Yoga: Aligning to the Source." His current project is called "The Indian Mind" and looks at the great inventions and ideas that India has given the world from the Cotton of the Indus Valley to Mathematics and the Zero and on to Bosons and the Quest for Mars.

The Quantum Indians can be watched free at the Indian Diplomacy Channel on Youtube.

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