Moving Picture Company India Ltd's 3D Animation series JUNGLE TALES
Picture Company CMD Ramesh Sharma receiving the national
award from Honorable President of India Mrs. Pratibha
Patil, while Information and Broadcasting Minister Mr.
Priyaranjan Dad Munshi looks on
(based on the Panchatantra tales)episode Kacchua Aur Khargosh won the Best Animation film in the 53rd National Awards announced on 7th Augest 2007.
The announcement made by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting read:
AWARD FOR THE BEST ANIMATION FILM
KACHUA AUR KHARGOSH (Hindi) Rajat Kamal and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- to the Producer : Ramesh Sharma & Uma Gajapati Raju.
Rajat Kamal and a cash prize of
Rs. 10,000/- to the Director: C.B. Arun Kumar.
Rajat Kamal and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- to the Animator: Moving Picture Company Animation team.
The Citation read:
The award for the Best Animation film for 2005 is given to Kachua Aur Khargosh for its delightful adaptation and twist to the well-known Hare and Tortoise story using apt voices, lively dialogues and the latest 3D animation technique skillfully in an Indian setting.
Moving Picture is a leading production house and only recently
its International co-production with HBO-The Journalist and
The Jihadi- The Murder of Daniel Pearl was nominated for Two
Emmy Awards in the USA. The company produces a number of TV
shows for various Indian TV channels. It has also completed
ten spots for BBC World for the Incredible India campaign.