R Series
Reel no. U-matic No. VHS No. CD no. Event / Festival Name Item No. Item Title Colour/B&W Length Remarks
1 1231 1400 A00164 Folk Dances -Filmed during the Folk Dances Festival, Delhi 1956 1 Toda Tribal dance of Madras States B&W 350'  
2 Kota Tribal dance of Madras  
3 Velankali Dance of Travancore/ Cochin  
4 Dhandri Dance of Rajgonds and Pradhans of Hyderabad  
5 Ghumra marriage dance of Harijans of Orissa  
6 Jitia dance of Oraons of Bihar  
7 Toda women's dance - Madras  
8 Cutchi Gori dance of Rajasthan  
9 Ghoomer dance of Rajasthan  
2 1229 1400 A00163 Glimpse of Folk Dancess- Filmed During Folk Dances Festival in 1954 1 Gaddi dance of Chamba Himachal Pradesh Colour 300'  
2 Pahara dance of Saurashtra  
3 Jaunsari dance of Uttar Pradesh  
4 Bamboo dance of Mizos of Assam  
5 Lai Harauba dance of Manipur  
6 Sevgi dance of Himachal Pardesh region of PEPSU  
3 1222 1399 A00159 Folk Dancess of Yogoslavia- Filmed at AIFACS Hall New Delhi     B&W 400'  
4 1230 1400 A00163 Folk Dances- Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1955     Colour 350'  
5 1231 1400 A00164 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1956     Colour 175'  
6 1231 1400 A00164 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1955, 1956 and 1957.     Colour 350'  
7 1230 1400 A00163 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1955.     Colour 400'  
8 1230 1400 A00163 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1955.     Colour 400'  
9 1231 1400 A00164 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1956 and 1957.     Colour 175'  
10 1232 1401 A00165 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1956.     Colour 400'  
11 1231 1400 A00164 Folk Dances - Filmed During Folk Dances Festival 1955.     Colour 400'  
12 1236 1401 A00167 Folk Dances - Filmed During  Republic Day Folk Dances Festival 1960. 1 Mosaglangnai dance of Bodos Colour 400'  
2 Nongkhrem Ritual dance of Khasis  
3 Pung Cholom dance of Manipur  
4 Kason Khulen - Victory dance of Tankhul Nagas of Manipur  
5 Karadi Majju - Folk Orchestra of Mysore state  
6 Ghakke - Jade kolata of Mysor State  
7 Ghumura dance of Orissa  
8 Meena tribal dance of Rajasthan  
9 Piang Tribal dance of Tripura  
10 Pandava Nritya of Garhwal, Uttar Pradesh  
11 Pain (Post Harvest Male Dance) and Damin - Pado (Female dance) of Ape Tani's of NEFA (Arunachal Pradesh)  
12 Akhu (Post-Harvest) Festival dance of Rangma Nagas of N.H.T.A.  
13 Bhangra dance of Punjab  
14 Holi and Dhandari dance of the Tribals of Bihar  
15 Lahsua - Royal dance of Bombay State  
16 Bhil dance of Gujarat  
17 Shant, Lilma and Ghugati Dance of Himachal Pradesh  
18 Teyyam Dance of Kerala  
13 1232 & 1278 1401 & 1410 A00165 & A00195 Folk Dances- Filmed During Republic Day Folk Dance Festival 1955. 1 Lama Dance of Darjeeling West Bengal Colour 400'  
2 Dances of Chini area of Himachal Pradesh  
3 Jhoomer dance of Punjab  
4 Karthi dance of kulu  
5 Ghoomer dance of Rajasthan  
14 1228 1400 A00162 Republic Day Parade and Cultural Pageant 1954.  1 Parade of Army, Navy and Air Force etc. Colour 350'  
2 Tablaux  
3 Cultural Pageant  
15 1235 1401 A00166 Folk Dances of Tamilnadu- Filmed in Tanjore in 1956.     Colour 375'  
16 1235 1401 A00166 Folk Dances of Tamilnadu- Filmed in Tanjore in 1956. 1 A bird's eye view of Tanjore Colour 300' Reel not available
2 Oonjal and Nalangu songs and dance by V. Verma
3 Therukoothu - a scene from Ramayana by Vasan and Party, Kumbakonam
4 Lali, Oonjal, Nalangu & Sammananthi Essal by Sitaram Iyer and Party, Tiruvidamaradu
5 Kavadi Attam by Sundaram of Venkata Konar and Party
6 Chakkai Attam by Pichaimuthu and Part, Trichy
7 Kirikitti Vacyam by Mahadeva Pillai, Sembanar Koil
8 Poikal Kuthirai by Sundara Murthy & Party, Bangalore
17 1270 1408 A00189 Santhal and Ho Dances of Orissa. 1 Sendra(Hunt) and Dasain Dances of Santhals Colour 300' Reel not available
2 Andi Susun (Marriage dance) of Ho tribals
3 Akhara Practice of Paikas
18       Film on Folk and Tribal Dances   Kaksar Dance of Madhya Pradesh Colour 350' Reel not available
19 1250 & 1270 1404 & 1408 A00175 & A00189 Dance of Santhals and Ho of Orissa Filmed at Dandoosa in September 1960. 1 A view of Santhal village Kaduani, in Bissoi Colour 400' Reel not available
2 Sendra(Hunt) and Dasain Dances of Santhals
3 Andi Susun (Marriage dance) of Ho tribals
4 Surroundings of the Santhal village Dandbose
5 Karma and Dantha dances of Santhals
20       Gouri Dance of Rajasthan- Filmed at Udaipur in 1955. 1 The entry of Chakri Colour 250'  
      2 The entry of a robber with his mother and his effort to steal a honey comb represented by a basket  
      3 Fisherman and his wife carrying fishing rods  
      4 Entry of Devi kalka with two swords and her encounter with Bhyavad  
      5 Bhudia enters and kills Bhyavad  
      6 A devotee of Bherav fulfilling the conditions set by Kuttukudia for allowing to carry away Rayi.  
      7 On fulfilling the conditions he is allowed to carry away Rayi  
      8 On the way a bear attacks him and rescues rayi  
      9 Bhudia fights and kills a lion and all rejoice  
21 1255 1404 A00176-II Shivratri Mela at Mandi, Himachal Pradesh Feb. 1969 1 Dancers arriving at Chougan in Mandi Colour 325'  
2 Dance Numbers  
3 The arrival of the Gods in Procession and greting each other  
4 More dance numbers  
5 A bird's eye view of Mandi  
6 Arrival of the Chief Minister Dr. Parmer to lead the procession  
7 The procession starting from Mandi Chowk and then winding its way to the Ghougan across the river Beas  
22 1221 & 1270 1399 & 1408 A00159 & A00189 Folk Dances of Romani - Filmed at Delhi in 1957   A Rumanian Cultural Delegation representing folk dances and music led by Peter Nodeut and Sabin V. Dragoi visited India in December 1957 Colour 175'  
23 1236 1401 A00167 Cultural Life in Garhwal Village- Filmed at Pauri Garhwal in June 1958 1 A view of Gardhwal hills from village Paidual in Pautr Garhwal Colour 260'  
2 Hudkia, Bhadol and Pandava dances by the people of Raidul village  
3 Acrobatic dances by an itenarent group of Badis in village Premnagar  
24 1250 1404 A00175 Rauf Dance- Filmed at Delhi in 1970     Colour 300' Reel not available
25 1251 1404 A00176-I Folk Dances(Dalkhai Dance of Orissa)- Filmed at Republic Day Folk Dance Festival 1969     Colour 250'  
26 1231 & 1250 1400 & 1404 A00164 & A00175 Folk Dance- Filmed at Folk Dance Festival in Delhi 1955      Colour 250'  
27 1243 1403 A00170 Dances of Manipur- Filmed at Imphal in 1955 1 Scene from Lai Harauba Performed by a Maibi  Colour 350'  
2 Sankirtan by leading Ojhas  
3 Pung Cholom by Nobachandra Singh  
4 Pung Cholom by Nobachandra and Party  
5 Pung Cholom by Ojha Lakhan Singh  
6 Ras Dance by leading dancers of the day, Participants : Liklai Devi, Sakhi Tombi Devi, Ibeyayima Devi, Shyama Devi and Sumati as krishna  
28 1232 1401 A00165 Folk Dance Festival- Filmed at Folk Dance Festival 1956     Colour    
29 1233 1401 A00165 Folk Dances- Filmed at Delhi FD Festival 1956     Colour 400'  
30 1229 1400 A00163 Folk Dances- Filmed at Delhi FD Festival 1954-55-56     Colour 250'  
31 1250 & 1311 1404 & 1417 A00175 & A00215 Folk Dances- Filmed at Delhi 1 Bolekat Dance of Coorg, Mysore State (Karnataka) Colour 600'  
2 Gaddi Dance of Jammu and Kashmir  
3 Trinjan Dance of punjab  
4 Dandia Dance of Bombay (Gujarat)  
5 Meena dance of Rajasthan  
6 Elela Karadi dance of Irula Tribals of Kerala  
7 Jounei Dance of Nagas of Manipur  
8 Burah and Rassa dance of Scheduled Caste people of Sirmur, Himachal Pradesh  
9 Sangla Dance of Himachal Pradesh  
32 1220 & 1311 1399 & 1417 A00159 & A00215 Folk Dances- Filmed at Delhi Folk Dance Festival     Colour 700'  
33 1311 1417 A00215 Folk Dances- Filmed at Delhi Folk Dance Festival     Colour 600'  
34 1311  & 1312 1417 A00215 Folk Dances- Filmed at Folk Dance Festival, Delhi     Colour 600'  
35 1231 1400 A00164 Folk Dances- Filmed at Folk Dance Festival, Delhi 1965     Colour 300'  
36 1229 1400 A00163 Folk and other Dances- Filmed at Delhi.     Colour 300'  
37 1278 1410 A00195 Folk Dances- Filmed at National Stadium 1972     Colour 500' Reel not available
38 1233 1401 A00165 Folk Dances- Filmed at Folk Dance Festival 1956     B&W 150'  
39 1304 1415 A00211 Ras Leela (Uttar Pradesh) - Filmed at Delhi     Colour 150'  
40 1236 1401 A00167 Dhamail - Baunach - Filmed at Silicher Dec. 1957 1 Dhamail Dance of Namsudra peasants of Chandrapur village in silchar Colour 375'  
2 Bau Naach both danced during marriages and  
3 Behula ritual Naach on the theme of Mansa  
41 1244 1403 A00172 Tour of Folk Dance Festival Committee -Filmed in Rajasthan Sept. 1954     Colour 200'  
42 1285 1412 A00200 Lebang Bomani - Tribal Dance of Tripura - Filmed at the Folk Dance Festival, Delhi 1971     Colour 300'  
43 1304 1415 A00211 Ras Leela - Filmed at Delhi     Colour 200'  
44       Manipuri Dances - Filmed at Delhi in 1955     Colour 100'  
45 1256 1405 A00177 Mudiettu (Kerala) - Filmed at Trivandrum in Aug. 1969 1 Shiva receiving the complaint against Darika from Narada Colour 175'  
2 Entry of Darika with a curtain and his challenge to the world  
3 Bhadrakali enters and answers the challenge  
4 Kali with koimpatar   
5 Entry of kooli  
6 Darika with his colleageue Danavendra  
7 Kali - Darika crossing swords across the curtain  
8 The final battle : Darika and Danavendra on one side and Kali and koimpatar on the other side.  
9 Kali presents Darika's head to shiva Performed by K. Damodara Marar and Party of Pazhoor  
46 1285 1412 A00200 Sayana Dance of Jaunsar, U.P. - Filmed at Delhi FD Festival 1971     Colour 200'  
47 1285 1412 A00200 Chaurahara Dance of H.P. - Filmed at FD Festival in 1971     Colour 150'  
48       Purulia Chhau Dance - Filmed Filmed at Matha Forest, Purulia in 1969 1 Invocatory music Colour 400'  
      2 Entry of Ganesh  
      3 Ganesh's encounter with Mahishasura  
      4 Kartikeya enters the fray with Kahishasua  
      5 Dance of Shiva, Ganesh, Kartikeya and Durga after the death of Mahishasur  
      6 Abhimanyu fights the Maharathis individually and defeats them  
      7 Maharathis combine to form the Chakravyuha to kill Abhimanyu  
      8 Performance by two child artists  
      9 Arjuna's penance, shoots the arrow at the boar with shiva as hunter doing the same at the same time  
      10 Hunter and Arjuna fight to settle the dispute  
      11 Parvati enters and brings about the reconciliation  
      12 Pleased with Arjuna's prowess Shiva assumed his real form and gives the Pasupata to Arjuna  
      13 They dance together in happiness  
      14 Durga  
      15 Durga Killing Mahisasura  
49 1284 & 1285 1412 A00199 & A00200 Folk Dance (Ali Ai Lingam Dance of Nishing Tribe of Assam) - Filmed at Republic Day Festival 1971     Colour 400'  
50 1243 1403 A00170 Glimpses of Manipur Dances - Filmed at Imphal in Oct. 1953 1 Radha-Krishna in Manipuri Ras, played by Tombino and Suryamukhi Colour 375'  
2 Pung Cholom by Behari Singh  
3 Ojha Thambal Angou of Khurai playing on seven pungs  
4 Pung Cholom by Ojha Lakshman Singh  
51 1221 1399 A00159 Chinese Cultural Delegation - Filmed at Delhi 1955 1 Reception at the Palam Airport Colour 400'  
2 The Gifts given to the Delegation by the Akademi Miniature Classical Musical Instruments of India, the status of Nataraja etc.  
3 Artist Shri Chittaprasad Bhattacharya of Bombay painting the GARLAND OF DANCES on silk for presentation to the Delegation  
4 The Chinese Cultural Counceller Mr. Lin Lin Presenting to Smt. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya, the Vice-Chairman of the Akademi, Chinese Musical Instruments sent as a gift to the Akademi by the Central Theatrical Academi and the Central Ensemble, Peking  
5 The Cultural programme arranged by the Akademi during the time of the presentation of instruments including a reciprocal performance by a Chinese instrumentalist  
52 1222 1399 A00159 Mangolian Cultural Delegation - Filmed in Delhi 1958 1 Performed by Yugoslav Folk Dance Troop B&W 150'  
2 Mongolian Cultural Delegation  
53 1222 1399 A00159 Mangolian Cultural Programme for Violating Cultural Mangolian Delegation & Romanian Delegation - Filmed in Delhi in Dec. 1957 1 Folk Dance of Rajasthan B&W 300'  
2 Bhangra dance of the Punjab    
3 Smt. Damala Devi Chattopadhayaya welcoming the guests    
4 A programme of Kathak by Birju Maharaj and Party    
5 Rumanian Folk Dances at AIFACS hall    
6 Artists and Peter Bodeut being greeted by the Prime Minister(J. L. Nehru) - Filmed at Delhi in December 1957    
7 Scenes of Chandrapur village in Silchar, Assam    
54 1241 1402 A00170 Akademi Awards 1954, 1955,1956, 1957, 1958, 1959     B&W   This filmi has been added into Acc. No. 56
55 1245 1403 A00173 National Music Festival - Filmed at Delhi, Diwan-E-Aam in 1954 1 Shehnai - Umrao Singh & Party B&W 400'  
2 Vocal - Mysore Devendrappa  
3 Vocal - Rasolan Bai  
4 Vocal Folk - Mohanlal Rayani - kathiawar  
5 Qawwali - Mohammad Hussain & Party  
6 Vocal - D.V. Paluskar  
7 Vocal - Shyam Sunder Singhari - Orissa  
8 Folk Music - Orissa  
9 Folk Music - Orissa  
10 Sarangi - Gopal Mishra,  Tabla - Shamta Prashad  
11 Sarod - Ishtiaq Ahmed, Tabla - Shamta Prashad  
12 Folk Music - Vindhyavasini Devi, Bihar   
13 Sarod - Shyam Ganguli  
14 Folk Music - Orissa  
15 Vocal - Ram Chatur Mullick, Pakhawaj - Govind Rao Burhanpurkar & Sarangi - Ramnarain  
16 Tabla - Ahmed Jan Thirakwa, Sarangi - Munir Khan  
56 1241 & 1303 1402 & 1415 A00170 & A00210 Akademi Awards 1954 to 1959   1954 B&W 900' Reel not available
1 Rashtrapati Dr. Rajendra Prasad arriving in Procession to the Diwane Aaam, Red Fort for conferring awards.
2 Awards being conferred on:
 - Ustad Alaudding Khan
 - Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan
 - Prithvi Raj Kapur
 - Arryakudi Ramanuj Iyengar
 - Ustad rajab Ali Khan
 - Palladam Sanjeeva Rao
 - Ustad Ahmed Jan Thirakva
3 Rashtrapati delivering his speech
  1955
4 Vice - President Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
5 Smt. Kamala Devi Chattopadhyaya welcoming the President
6 Awards being conferred on :
 - Shri Rajaratnam Pillai
 - Maharajapuram Shri Viswanath Iyer
 - Pandit Anant Manohar Joshi
 - Shri Govind Rao Burhanpurkar
 - Shri Shambhu Maharaj
 - Shri Bala Sarawati
 - Shri Gubbi Veeranna
 - Shri Bala Gandharva
 - Dr. Radhakrishna delivering his speech
  1956
7 Rashtrapati Rajendra Prasad being received at the Naubat Khana of the Red Fort by Shri Prithvi raj Kapoor and Shri Shambhu Maharaj
8 The President coming in procession
9 Miss Nirmala Joshi reading the citation
10 Awards being conferred on :
 - Shri Ganesh Gond Bodas
 - Guru Amubi Singh
 - Guru Kunchu kurup
 - Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi
 - Shri Palghat Mani Iyer
 - Ustad Bismillah Khan and the Rashtrapati deliering his speech
11 RECITALS by
 - Ustad Bismillah Khan 
 - Dance: Guru Amubi Singh
 - Dance : Guru Kunchu Kurup
 - Mrindangam : Palghat Mani
 - Vocal : M.S. Subbulakshmi
  1957
12 Rashtrapati Dr.Rajendra Prasad giving away Awards to: 
 - Smt. Rasoolan Bai
 - Shri M. Subrahmanya Iyer
 - Shri. T. Chowdiah
 - Smt. Rukmini Devi
57 1228 1400 A00162 Republic Day Festival in Delhi - Filmed at Ferozeshah Kotla, Delhi in 1955 1 Prime Minister Nehru arriving at the Saluting base. Colour 400'  
2  The President arriving in state  
3 Parade of armaments and contingents of Army, Navy and Air Force  
4 Tablaux  
5 Folk Sports Meet :  
 - Competition in archery  
 - Acrobatics  
 - Wrestling  
 - Lathi dance etc.  
58 & 59 1247 1403 A00174 Kathak Dance by Shambhu Maharaj - Filmed in Lucknow 1953 1 Kathak Dance by Sambhoo Maharaj Colour 300'  
2  - A view of Lucknow (Imambada, Roomi Darwaza, Chota Imambada and Baradari  
3  - Dance by Shambhoo Maharaj ( Gat, Gatbhava, Tatkar)  
4 Bhav Batana on "Shyam ghoonghat Pata Khol"  
5 Tabla Theka by a disciple of Maharaj - Shri Jagat  
60 1237 1401 A00168 Kathakali Gestures - Filmed in Delhi in 1956 1 Samyut and Asamyut Hastas as per Hasta Lakshana Deepika B&W 200'  
2 Navarasas  
3 Hastas used in depicting  
 - The elephant  
 - Lion  
 - Snake  
 - Bees  
 - Clowds  
 - Female Form  
 - Eyes etc.  
61 1243 1403 A00170 Dance by Guru Amubi Singh - Filmed in Delhi 1955 1 Dance by Guru Amubi Singh B&W 200'  
62 1239 1402 A00169 Sattriya Dance (Assam) - Filmed at Old Kamalabari Sattra, Assam in 1958 1 A view of the old Kamalabadi Satra with Namghar in the centre Colour 375'  
2 The Satradhikar Mahapurush Shri Chandrahas Goswami  
3 Guru Maniram Dutt Mukhtiar showing in Satria style  
4 Sutradhar dance  
5 Pani Purava - a drum sequence, the end of Nau Dhamali  
6 Chali dance  
7 Ojhapali dance depicting Dasavatara  
8 Jhoomura dance  
63 1237 1401 A00168 Filmed in Delhi in 1958 and Madras in 1956 1 Kathak dance by Smt. Menaka Bai Dhirodkar of Bombay B&W 400'  
2 Scenes from Malati Madhava - a dance drama in Kathak style directed by Guru Lachu Maharaj, Featuring in order of appearance  
3 Bharatnayam Dance by Smt. Balasaraswati  
4 Bharatnayam Abhinaya by Mylapur Gouri Amma with song by Jayamma and Bala  
64 1244 1403 A00172 Rauf Dance of Kashmir and Bharatpur Drum Dance (Rajasthan) - Filmed in Delhi in 1955 1 Rouf Dance of Kashmir Colour 350'  
2 Bharatpur Drum Dance and the Dandia dance of Sinsini Village in Jodhpur  
65       Chhau Dance of Sareikela and Purulia - Filmed in Delhi in 1969   Chhau Dance of Sareikela and Purulia  Colour 200' Duplicates of No. 66
66       Chhau Dance of Sareikela and Purulia - Filmed in Delhi in 1969 1 Seraikela Chhau : Scenes from SHAKUNTALA Colour 200'  
       - Dushyanta meets Shakuntala, they exchanged rings to signify their marriage  
       - Kanva Rishi and Shakuntala  
       - Dushyanta refuses to recognise Shakuntala  
      2 Purulia Chhau  
       - Durga fighting Mahshasura  
       - Abhimanya fighting Maharathis of the kaurava army  
       - Shiva  
       - Kartikaeya  
       - Ganesha fighting Mahishasura  
       - Kartikeya challenging Mahishasura  
       - Durga    
67 1253 1404 A00176-II Therokoothu (Tamilnadu) - Filmed at in Delhi in 1968 1 Curtain opens to Kaurava Darbar Colour 200'  
2 Duryaodhana and Sakuni, Sakuni advises Dice play  
3 Messanger is sent to Pandavas  
4 Pandavas enter with Draupadi  
5 The Dice play  
6 Entry Dussasana (Played by Natesan Tambiran)  
7 Dussasana tries to disrobe Draupade  
8 Draupadi seeks the help of Gandhari in vain  
68 1275 1409 A00192 Tamsha (Maharashtra) - Filmed at Delhi March 1972     B&W 400'  
69 1249 1404 A00174 Yakshagana (Maysore ) - Filmed at Mahalingawara Temple, Brahamavad in September 1958 1 Oddolaka of ramayana Prasanga   250'  
2 Stree Vesha    
3 Kirata Vesha    
4 Rakshasa Vesha    
5 Kirata and Rakshasa in combat    
6 A typical dance movement actora move on their knees    
7 Abhinayam    
70       Yakshagana (Maysore ) - Filmed at Mahalingawara Temple, Brahamavad in September 1958     Colour 250' Acc. No. 70 is a duplicate copy of 69.
71 1253 1404 A00176-II Terukoothu & Bhuta Dance - Terukoothu Film sequences are the same as in Bhoot Dance Filmed in Mangalore in 1969 1 Terukoothu : Draupadi Vestrapeharanem Colour 400'  
2 Bhoota Dance
72 1294 1414 A00205 Bomalattam (Tamilnadu) - Filmed iat Mayavaram June 1971 1 Invocation to Ganapathi Colour 400'  
2 Komali
3 Ammane Attan
4 Pusari Karagan with Kamali
5 Devas going to Vishnu for redress
6 Ramavatar : Dasarathand Ramavith Vasamitra
7 Killing of Tadaka
8 Ahalya Moksharan
9 Sita Swayamvaram
10 Dance
73 1243 1403 A00170 Manipuri Dances - Filmed at Delhi in 1955     Colour 200'  
74       Guru Amubi Singh - Filmed at Delhi in 1970     Colour 200' Reel not available
75 1282 1411 A00199 Shadow Theatre (Karanataka & A.P.) - Filmed in Delhi in 1971     Colour 200'  
76 1304 1415 A00211 Thyyam and Yakshagana     Colour 300'  
77 1304 1415 A00211 Ras Leela of Brindavan(Uttar Pradesh) 1 Glimpse of Ras Leela as performed at Nidhi kunh in Brindavan by Ramaswaroop and Party. Colour 350'  
2 Ras Leela : Paraspar Man Bhang as Performed by Harigovind and Party
78 1290 1413 A00203 Chhau Dance (Mayurbhanj - Rituals) - Filmed in Mayurbhanj in 1970     Colour 150'  
79 1290 1413 A00203 Chhau Ritual and Dance - (Mayurbhanj)     Colour 275'  
80 1244 1403 A00172 Rajasthan - Land & Dances - Filmed in Rajasthan in 1954     Colour 400'  
81       Chhau Dance (Purulia) - Filmed at Matha Forest April 1969 1 A Scene from Kiraterjuna Colour 100'  
      2 Durga fighting Mahishasura
82 1238 1402 A00168 Kandyam Dance (Sri Lanka) - Filmed at Delhi in  April 1958     Colour & Black & White 350'  
83 1238 1402 A00168 Konark Temple & Mahari Dance - Filmed  in 1958 in Puri, Orissa 1 Music Sculptures of konarak Temple Colour 300'  
2 The film ends with a short dance by a Mahari subashini daughter of Kokilaparabha, a Puri Temple dancer.
84       Purulia Chhau Dance - Filmed at Matha Forest April 1969 1 Invocatory Music Colour 275'  
      2 Entry of Ganesh  
      3 Ganesh fights with Mahishasura  
      4 Kartikeya enters and fights Mahishasura  
      5 Both combine to fight Mahishasura  
      6 Entry of Abhimanyu and his fight with Maharathis  
      7 Maharathis combine to form chakravyuha to Kill Abhimanyu  
      8 Performance by two child artists  
      9 Arjuna's Penance   
      10 Shiva enters as Kirata and fight between Kirata and Arjuna on the issue of the Bear  
85       Yakshagana(Southern Style)     Colour 120'  
86 1267 1407 A00186 Yakshagana Goyambatta - Filmed at Coondapur 1969 1 Invocation to Ganesh Colour 400'  
2 Stree Vesha  
3 Excerpts from lankapura Pravesam and lankini Samhara  
4 Excerpts from Narkasura Vadha  
5 Subbanna Kamath and his son kogga kammathmani Pulating the Puppets  
87 1284 & 1304 1412 & 1415 A00199 & A00211 Hunter Dance of Jayalias and Laho Dance of Jayalias - Filmed at Delhi 1955     Colour 100'  
88 1267 1407 A00186 Yakshagana String Puppet - Filmed at Udupi 1969, Yakshagana Puppets (Coondapur) Bomalattam of Kumbhakonam, Togulu Gomba Atta (Laramtala),  1959     Colour 400'  
89 1267 1407 A00186 Tayyam Yakshagana (Northern & Southern Style) - and Krishanatta - Filmed at Trivendrum Aug. 1969 Udupi 1969, and delhi respectively. 1 Four different Teyyams are represented in this film they are Vishnu Murti, in a simple coconut - leaf skirt. Colour 400'  
2 YAKSHAGANA  
(a) Scenes from the Prasanga 'Babruvahana Kalaga' in Northern style  
(b) Scenes from 'Vidyunmati Kalyan' in Southern style  
3 KRISHNATTAM (KERALA)  
90       Yakshagana (Southern Style)     Colour 250' Duplicates of Reel no. 89
91 1307 1416 A00213 Rajasthani puppets - Filmed at Delhi 1 The arrival of the king Colour 250'  
2 The announcement of Sanjogita's marriage  
3 Arrival of Kings for the marriage  
4 Entertainment, Dance, Snake charmer, Riders Performing acrobatios etc.  
5 Sanjogita enters and garlands the Statue of Prithviraj  
6 Prithviraj appears and carries away Sanjogita fighting his say out  
7 Puppeteers group  
92 1286 1412 A00201 Folk Dances of Danipur - Filmed at Delhi January     Colour 300'  
93 1229 1400 A00163 Folk Dances - Filmed at Folk Dance Festival 1954     Colour 200'  
94 1231 1400 A00164 Jadur Dance of Orissa, Holi Dance of Madhya Pradesh - Filmed at Delhi 1955     Colour 100'  
95 1243 1403 A00170 Manipur Dance by Guru Amubi Singh - Filmed at Delhi 1954     B&W 200'  
96 1222 1399 A00159 Reception to Mangolian Cultural Delegation - Filmed in March     B&W 200'  
97 1316 1419 A00218 Smt. Venkatalakxhamma, and other general scheme (Mixed items)     Colour 250'  
98 1285 1412 A00200 A Scene from Jaunsar Village - Filmed in Jaunsar      Colour 100'  
99 1240 1402 A00169 Sanchi Stupa 1 Sanchi stupa, Gates, the status of Budha etc. B&W 100'  
100       Taj Mahal, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Sanch Panels 1 Tajmahal Agra Colour 250'  
      2 Fetehpur Sikri  
      3 Sanchi Panels, stupa and the gate  
101 1240 1402 A00169 Dance panels on the Walls - Chidambaram Temple   Dance Panels on the walls chidambaram temple Colour 200'  
102 1284 1412 A00199 Sattriya Dance of Assam     Colour 300' Duplicate of Reel no. 62
103 1231 & 1237 1400, 1401 A00164 & A00168 Holi Dance of Ras Dharis (Brindavan), Sattriya Dance of Assam, Odissi Dance     Colour 225'  
104       Khyal   Khyal Colour 300' Duplicat of Reel 112
105 1231 1400 A00164 Rasdhari Dance (Brindavan)     Colour 225' Duplicat of Reel 113
106 1256 1405 A00177 Mudiettu (Kerala)     Colour 175' Duplicat of Reel 45
107 1286 1412 A00201 Baul of Bengal - Filmed at Delhi     Colour 200'  
108 1300 1414 A00209 Yakshagana - Filmed at NSD, Delhi     B&W 300'  
109 1257 1405 A00177 Naqqal (U.P.)     Colour 175' Duplicate copy
110 1257 1405 A00177 Bhand Pathar - Filmed at Akinggaon (Kashmir)     Colour 350'  
111 1237 1401 A00168 Mysore School of Bharatnatyam - Filmed at Mysore 1956     Colour 200'  
112 1254 1404 A00176..II Khyal and Pabujikipad (Rajasthan) - Filmed at Delhi 1968 1 Khyal folk Theatre Rajasthan Colour 350'  
2 Pabuji Ki Pad      
113 1251 1404 A00176-I Odissi Dances (Sanjukta Panigrahi) - Filmed at Delhi     Colour 175' Reel not available
114 1245 1403 A00173 Rajasthan and its People, Yusuf Ali Khan - Filmed at Delhi     Colour 150'  
115 1257 1405 A00177 Naqqal (Laila Majnu) - Filmed in Muzaffar Nagar 1961     Colour 175'  
116 1234 1401 A00166 Folk Dances - Filmed at Delhi 1956     Colour 700'  
117 1240 1402 A00169 Stone Steps of Darasuram Temple - Filmed in 1956 1 Stone Steps of Darasuram Temple Colour 170'  
2 An Interview on the Guru by Bala Saraswati.      
118 1228 1400 A00162 Republic Day Celebrations 1956     Colour 350'  
119       Pandit Ayodhya Prasad - Filmed at Diwana-e- Khas     Colour 200'  
120 1223 1399 A00161 Phool Walonki Sair - Filmed at Mahrauli 1954, South Indian Cultural Festival - Filmed in Delhi 1954, Prime Minister Nehru's Visit to Folk Dances at Talkatora Garden - Filmed at Delhi 1954 1 Khawaja Hasan Nizami Poet Josh Mabhabadi Colour 150'  
2 South Indian Cultural Festival  
121 1238 1402 A00168 Ramlila Ballet of Bhartiya kala Kendra - Filmed in Delhi 1958 1 Putra Kameshti B&W 450'  
2 Ram Janma  
3 Dharurvidya  
4 Tadka(Kamal Kirtikar) Vadha  
5 Ahalya Moksha  
6 Sita Swayamvar : Sita (Saroj Son) Ram (Bhagwan Dasvarma), Lakshman (Anil)  
7 People rejoice  
8 Manthara (Kamal Kirtikar) and Kaikei (Chitra Tao)  
9 Dasaratha (Krishna Kumar) and Kaikeyi  
10 Kevat (Tirath Ajmani)  
11 Bharat's mission to ram  
12 Panchavti  
13 Suparnakha (Kamal Kirtikar)  
14 Ravan's Darbar : Ravan (Narendra Sharma) Kandyan Dance (by Maya Rao)  
15 Mareech, Sita haran, Jatayu etc.  
16 Sabari (Maya Rao)  
17 Bali Vadha  
18 Sita in Ashok Vatika  
19 Hanuman - Meghnad (Pratap Pawar) fight  
20 Swayamvar Scene (to belinserted between items 5 and 6)  
21 Meghnad - Lakshman fight  
22 Lakshman Murcha  
23 Ram Ravana Yudha  
24 Bharat Milap  
25 People rejoice  
122       Folk Dances - Filmed at Delhi            Colour 60'  
123 1267 1407 A00186 Yakshagana - Filmed at Udupi 1969 1 Bhadra Sena and Mantri Colour 300'  
2 Brahmin      
3 Dhritavarama and Doota      
4 Dhritavarama and Mantri      
5 Chitradhwaja      
6 Chtradhwaja's mother      
7 Fight between Chitradhwaja and Dhritavarma(defeated)      
8 Vindhyaketu (Kirata)      
9 Ratnavati      
10 Fight between Bhadrasena and Kirata      
11 Demon Vidyaullochana kills Bhadrasena and chases Ratnavali      
12 Vatsakhya fights and kills Vidyulloohana      
13 Close up for facial make etc.      
124 1240 1402 A00169 Ruins of Hampi - Filmed at Hampi     Colour 125'  
125 1227 1400 A00161 Mixed Items -Filmed at Various Places 1950 1 Tyagaraja Samadhi Tiruvaiyaru Colour 750'  
2 Scenes from Bhagavata mela of Melattur  
3 Ruine of Hampi : Shriram temple dance panels  
4 Dance panels of Chidambaram temple  
5 Himalayan scenes from Jaunsar and Garhwal  
6 Brihadeswara Temple Thanjavur  
7 River Alakanand at Srinagar, Garhwal  
8 Brihadeswar Temple Thanjavur  
9 Fatehpur Sikri and Tajmahal at Agra  
10 Kutub Minar, Delhi  
11 Himalayan scene from Kuwanoo in Jaunsar  
12 Puri beach  
13 Ruins of Hampi  
14 Tyagaraja Samadhi, Tiruvaiyaru  
126       Prahlad Natakam - Filmed at Delhi 1976 1 The musical prelude and invocatory dance B&W 600'  
      2 Ganapati  
      3 Entry of Hiranyakshipu's minister with acrobatic movements  
127 1295 1414 A00205 Dances fo Arunachal Pradesh & Asm - Filmed at Changlang 1974 1 Solapa dance of Banglis for driving away evil spirits B&W 400'  
2 Nhani dance performed during marriages  
3 Bihu dance, the most popular national dance of Assam performed during the month of Vaisakh  
4 Basu Nai dance, a masked dance of the Adia on the Legendary origin of the monkeys  
5 Saah Sai dance, performed by Longchange before harvesting  
128 1295 1414 A00205 Tribal Dances of Arunachal Pradesh - Filmed at Darlong, Saijuah 1974 1 Moh Dance at the Pang Colour 400'  
2 The dancers winding their way to the Pang  
129 1295 1414 A00205 Dances of Arunachal Pradesh - Filmed in  Arunachal 1974 1 A view of the village Mudang Tage and Hija Colour 400'  
2 Dance  by the children  
3 Hrikhari dance  
130 1297 1414   Demonstration of Voice Culture training by Prof. Ashok Ranade - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
131 1278 1410 A00195 Masks Dances of tibetan Lamas - Filmed at Delhi.     Colour 100'  
132 1234 1401 A00166 Holi Dance (Folk Dance-Bombay) - Filmed at Delhi 1956.     Colour 100'  
133 1278 & 1297 1410 & 1414 A00195 Musical Instrument (Veena) - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 100'  
134 1293 1413 A00205 Rod Puppets - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 400'  
135 1303 1415 A00210 Akademi Awards 1975, Recital - M.S. Subulakshmi   Akademi Awards, 1975 B&W 200'  
   - K.P.S Menon Speaking  
   - President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed giving away Awards  
   - Kamala Devi Chattopadhaya  
   - M.S. Subbulakshmi  
   - Nikhil Banerjee  
   - Kumar Gandharva  
   - T.K. Krishnan  
   - M.D. Ramanathan  
   - Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair - Kathakali  
   - K.P. Kittappa - Bharatnatyam  
   - Gouri Shankar - Kathak  
   - Poona Ram Nishad  
   - Bhagawan Sahu  
   - Dammu Kenkere  
   - Pran Sukh Naik - Bhavai  
   - Tapas Sen  
   - S.D. Sundaram  
   - President speaking  
   - Audience  
   - Kamala Devi offering Vote of Thanks  
  RECITAL - M.S. Subbulakshmi  
136 1278 1410 A00195 Folk Dances - Filmed at Folk Dance Festival at Delhi 1971     Colour 150'  
137 1289 1412   Tolpava Koothu - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
138 1290 1413 A00203 Mayurbhanj Chhau - Filmed at Baripada     Colour 500'  
139 1275 1409 A00192 Bhand Pathar - Filmed at Delhi 1973     B&W 300'  
140 1282 1411 A00199 Ravanchaya     Colour 300'  
141 1282 1411 A00199 Ravanchaya - Filmed at Orissa     B&W 200'  
142 1282 & 1283 1411 A00199 Ravanchaya - Filmed at Orissa     B&W 200'  
143 1298 1414 A00208 Folk Dances - Filmed at Chatisgarh     B&W 150'  
144 1298 1414 A00208 Pandavani (Folk Opera) - Filmed in Chhatisgarh     B&W 100'  
145 1298 & 1299 1414 A00208  Naacha Workshop - Filmed at Workshop     B&W 600'  
146 1275 1409 A00192 Krishna Parijata 1 Kakkirissi Natakam : Kerala B&W 100'  
2 Dhadhi Jatha : Punjab  
3 Nautanki : Uttar Pradesh  
147 1286 1412 A00201 Maibi Dance (Manipur)     B&W 450'  
148 1290 1413 A00203 Chhau Dance of Mayurbhanj - Filmed at Delhi 1976     B&W 400'  
149 1291 1413 A00204 Akademi Awards 1975 - Filmed at Delhi 1976     B&W 100'  
150 1276 14100 A00193 santhal Dance of Murshidabad 1 Ramlila Performance at Tiggipur village on Delhi Haryana Border - Scene Lanka Dahan B&W 600'  
2 Performance at Kankarkheda in Meerut, Scene : Panchavati  
3 Audience  
4 Panchavati  
5 Lanka Dahan scene Tiggipur  
6 Ramlila Procession, Jhanki etc. at Kinari Bazar, Delhi  
151 1300 1414 A00209 Yakshagana Ballet )Bhishma Vijay) -Filmed at Delhi in 1975     Colour 600'  
152 1286 1412 A00201 Santhal Dance of Murshidabad 1 Suhari Seramg danced in the month of paush purnima Colour 300'  
2 Bapla sarang - Marriage dance  
3 Lagre (Lagne 7) Serang which is danced during Chaitra Sankranti  
4 Villagers witnessing the dance  
5 Baham performance by Bhim Hambram  
153 1275 1409 A00192 Bhavai Theatre - Filmed at Delhi 1971 1 Sthapana of Rangai Bhavani Colour 600'  
2 Ganapati  
3 Juthan: Characters: Juthan, Joru(wife) and Naik  
4 Mahiari : A Gopi going from Vrindavan to Mathura being waylaid by Krishna and his friends. A lot of acrobatic feats are performed in this.  
5 Garba Dance  
6 Pathai Rawal or Kalikano vesh. This Vesh is about a King of Pavagardh.  
7 Scenes from Kanha Gopi, the alliance between Krishna and the Gopis.  
8 Jhunda Jhulan : Jhunda whose real name was Jhajjar Khan was a Prince of Delhi and somewhat of philosopher Since he was a desciple of a Fakir he became khown as Jhanda Shah.  
154 1228 1400 A00162 Nehru and the Akademi - Filmed in Delhi 1 Reception to the participants of the Film Seminar organised by the Akademi in 1955. B&W 600' Reel not available
2 Reception to the first Chinese Cultural Delegation at Tin Murti House
3 Visit to Talkatora camp of Folk dancers in 1957
4 Reception to be Folk dance parties at Teen Murti House in 1957
5 Presenting Akademi's Running Trophy to Folk dance parties at Talkatora
6 Speaking at the function
155 1302 1415 A00210 Folk Forms of Kerala & Orissa     B&W 600'  
156 1298 1414 A00208 Panthi Dance (Madhya Pradesh) 1 Dance with clapping B&W 400'  
2 Acrobatic formation with the drummer on human pyramid   
3 The drummer and the leading dancer on human pyramid  
4 Dance begins with devotional singing   
5 Drummer on human pyramid  
6 The drummer and the leading dancer on human pyramid  
157 1278 1410 A00195 Folk Dance - Filmed at Delhi 1976     B&W 300'  
158 1292 1413 A00204 Yakshagana Puppets - Filmed in Delhi 1971 1 Musicians of Yakshagana Gombeatta Togalu Combe Atta : Scenes from Ramayana Colour 700'  
2 The shadow Theatre of Karnataka and Andhra are similar in many respects. Karnataka Puppets are equally colourful and the theme generally are from Ramayana, Mahabharata and Krishna Legand  
3 Manipulation.  
4 Ravana and Hanuman Lankini  
5 Lankini  
6 Meghnad and Hanuman  
7 Hanuman fighting Rakshasas  
8 Hanuman in Ashok Vatika  
9 Ravana    
10 Ravana and Sita  
11 Ravana and Hanuman Lankini  
12 Innovocation to Ganapati  
13 Rakshasas playing havoc  
14 Krishna on Garuda  
15 Krishna riding a Rath  
16 Stree Vesha  
17 Narakasura and Murasura  
18 Narakasura with torch  
19 Krisha in Rath  
20 Krisha on Garuda  
21 Fight between krishna and Narakasura  
22 Fight between Krishna and Murasua  
23 Monkey : Manda and Davinda  
24 Rakshasi : Simhamukhi wife of Narakasura  
159 1301 1415 A00209 Koodiattam :(Mani Madhav Chakyar) 1 Satvikabhinaya of Purusha Sringara Colour 600'  
2 Satvikabhinaya of Stree Sringara  
3 Satvikabhinaya of Veer Rasa  
4 Veer Rasa with hand gestures  
5 Satvikabhinaya of Karuna Rasas  
6 Karuna Rasa with gestures  
7 Satvikabhinaya of Raudra Rasa  
8 Roudra Rasa with gestures  
9 Srignra, Raudra and karuna Rasa combined  
10 Satvikabhinaya of Adbhuta Rasa  
11 Koothu : Vidushaka Stobham : Nityakriya Abhinaya on sloka : Ange kritvottamangam etc.  
12 Koothu : Rama Ravana Yudham, Abhinay on sloka: Yadvasi Mani Toranena etc.  
13 Demonstration of Vidushaka's role in "subhadra - Dhananjayam  
14 Expressions of eyes to indicate the distance, far and near  
15 Expressions of eyes to indicate both male and female bees approaching and also moving away  
16 Expressions to indicate Uma Mahesh  
17 Close up of face: Sloka : Yadvasi Mani Teranena, Sloka : Khadantva, etc. to indicate the Sambhoga Sringara of Rakshasa  
160 1243 1403 A00170 Manipuri Dances - Filmed t Imphal :1953 1 Ras Performance Colour & Black & White 100' Reel not available
2 Village life, women making femek
3 Sankirtan  
4 Khubak Cholam - Folk Dance
5 Holi Dance
6 Naga Dance
7 Kumar Nirmala Joshi and Shri Ashfaque Hussein at original temple site in old palace and at the residence of Pandit Atompapu Sharma at Sagolband and then at the residence of Yujao Jungh - 1954
8 Sankirtan performance at Imphal - 1953
9 Khamba Torbi by Nrityasram Troupe Babu singh (Pena) Nodia Sing(Dhol)- Singhajit (Khamba) - Suramukhi(Thoibi) Filmed at Delhi - 1954
10 Sankirtan by Ojha Thambal
11 Babu Singh with Pena
12 Singhajit Singh
13 Dispersal Scene
161 1281 1411 A00198 Folk Performing Arts of Goa - Filmed at Colvo Beach, Madgaon 1972 1 KHEL : A Christian theatre performance by Socer Fernandez and Party of Nagve Pirlem Village. Colour 1600'  
2 KUNBI MARRIAGE DANCE : By Christian Kunbi women  
3 ADIVASI KUNBI DANCE : Dhalo and Phugdi  
4 DHALO and PHUNGDI : by Radha bai Gurav and Party of Jambavli vilage Sangam Taluk.  
5 DASAVATAR : Dasavatar is a ritual folk Theatre form of goa.  
6 PHUGDI and PHOPHIANI DANCE by Dhanger women.  
7 SHIGMO (Holi) DANCE - RQDHA KRISHNA : Performed by Ithed Gouli and Party of village Darbaule in Ponda district.  
8 DHALO and PHUGDI : by Indumati Naik and party of Velim  
9 GAVDE JAGAR : THE Jagar performed by the people of Perni community has  been traditional ritual theatre form in Goa.  
10 GHORA MODNI : The Dummy Horse Dance.  
11 UDTO DANCE AND DHULPOD SONGS of Kunbis  
12 SHIGMO PROCESSION AT MARDOL PROCEEDING TO MAHALASA TEMPLE  
13 DECCANT DHUPOD & MANDO Chair singing conducted by Rev. Meastro Camille xavier.  
14 Deccany Dance : by member of the Goencho Nad Group led by Rev. Maestro Camillo Xavier.  
162 1277 1410 A00194 Khyal of Rajasthan - Filmed at Delhi 1976 1 The sweeper and Bhishti B&W 800'  
2 Vandana(Both the above forming part of traditional Purva)  
3 Thakur enters singing and dancing and lies down in one of his recalcitrant modes.  
4 Choudhuri  
5 Thakur's mother: Baba Sahab and Choudhuri  
6 Thakur and Chaudhuri  
7 Thakur and his People  
8 Rani and thakur  
9 Group of People  
10 Dasi  
11 Thakur and Rani  
12 Baba Sahab and Courtiers  
13 Rani    
14 Choudhuri and wife : the Omic interlude  
15 Choudhuri, Dasi and Rani  
16 Choudhuri being feasted by the Dasi  
17 Dasi and Rani  
18 The Pujari enters and offers Puja.  
19 Pujari being felicitated  
20 Choudhuri and Thakur  
21 Choudhuri, Thakur and Courtiers  
22 Thakur and Baba Sahab  
23 Rani, Choudhuri, Dasi and Choudhuri's wife all dance and sing  
24 A reformed Thakur Joins the group  
25 Musicians group : Dholak, Nagara and Harmonium  
26 Green Room scenes  
163 1290 1413 A00203 Chhau Dance of Mayurbhanj   - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 500'  
164 1297 1414   Folk Sarangis - Filmed at Gujarat     Colour 300'  
165 1284 1412 A00199 Folk Dance (Bihu Dance Assam) - Filmed in Assam 1969     Colour 300'  
166 1277 1410 A00194 Swang of Haryana - Filmed at Rai Sonipat     Colour 200'  
167 1275 1409 A00192 Nautanki and Dasavatar - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 700'  
168 1297 1414   Demonstration by Swami Pervatikar - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
169 1278 1410 A00195 Lama Masked Dance - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 100'  
170 1291 1413 A00204 Chhau Dance of Seraikela     B&W 700'  
171 1276 1410 A00193 Tamasha - Filmed at Delhi in 1974     Colour 400'  
172 1296 1414   Kuchipudi Dance - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
173 1289 1412   Tolpavakoothu (Kerala) - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
174 1275 1409 A00192 Torukoothu - Filmed at Delhi 1974     B&W 50'  
175 1292 1413 A00204 Mask and Puppets - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 600'  
176 1290 1413 A00203 Purulia Chhau - Filmed at Delhi      B&W 100'  
177 1291 1413 A00204 Sareikela Chhau - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
178 1292 1413 A00204 String, Rod and Glove Puppets     B&W 1300'  
179 1290 1413 A00203 Mayurbhanj Chhau - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 200'  
180 1286 1412 A00201 Sankirtan (Manipur) - Filmed at Delhi     B&W 400'  
181 1283 1411 A00199 Chamadyache Bahulya : (Leather Puppets) 1 Ganapathi B&W 400'  
2 Sharda  
3 Indira  
4 Musical instruments  
5 Ram Vanavas  
6 Panchavati  
7 Surnpankha  
8 Mareech   
9 Lakshman Rekha  
10 Sita Haran  
11 Bali - Sugriva fight  
12 Maruti  
13 Ram - Ravana Yudha  
182 1287 1412 A00202 Folk Dances & Music of Murshidabad (W.B.) - Filmed in 1973 1 Village scenes at Diryamaria, a centre of Manoharwashi kirtan singing Colour 400'  
2 Scenes from Bolan performance on the theme of Bosan Chori  
3 Gujan and Gambhira, devotional dances of Shiva tradition  
4 A Village Temple  
183 1277 1410 A00194 Kakkairiai Natakam - Filmed at Madras 1977 1 Kakkathis dance to herald the arrival of Kakkan Colour 400'  
2 The entry of Kakkan  
3 Kakkan and kakkathis dance   
4 Their domestic quarrel  
5 Snake charmer with snake and Kakkathis his death by snake bite  
6 Kakkathis lament  
7 Kakkathis Arrival of Kakkan and revival of the snake charmer  
184 1304 1415 A00211 Toorpu Bhagavatam - Filmed at Madras 1977     Colour 300'  
185 1286 1412 A00201 Sankirtan (Manipur) - Filmed at Delhi 1 Sankirtan Manipur - Performance in Delhi by Ozha Ibonghaul & Party during Akademi Awards B&W 800'  
 - Group with Khartal  
 - Solo with Khartal  
 - Group with Khartal and Pung  
186 1293 & 1294 1413 & 1414 A00205 Kalasutry Bahulye : (String Puppets) - Filmed at Pinguli 1977 1 Ganapati Colour 500'  
2 Worshippers  
3 Ganpati dancing  
4 Pujari offering Puja  
5 Sali-Mali(Ridhi-Sidhi)  
6 All dance in cesteey  
7 Saraswati on peacock  
8 A rider  
9 A Jeweller  
10 A thief robbing the Jeweller  
11 Dasaratha and Samanth  
12 Dasarath - Samanth - Ram - Lakshaman  
13 Satika (Tadaka) Vadh  
14 Sita Swaymvar  
15 Ravan's arrival for the swaymvar  
16 Ram defeats Ravan  
187 1279 1411 A00196 Folk Performing Arts of India Part I 1 ANKIA NAT, ASSAM B&W 1600'  
 - Gosha, the invocatory music  
 - Sutradhara  
 - Viswamitra and Dasaratha  
 - Tadaka Vadha  
 - Sita Swayamvara and defeat of Parasurama  
2 GHORA MODNI, GOA  
3 FOLK MUSIC OF RAJASTHAN  
4 KRISHNA PARIJATA, KARNATAKA  
5 KAKKIRISSI NATAKAM, KERALA  
 - Kakkathis sing and dace to herald the entry of kakkan  
 - Kakkan enters with complicated dance steps. Kakkathis join him.  
 - Kakkathis fight with each other over kakkan who is harrassed by both in turn. The scene depicts the plight of a husband with two wives.  
 - After reconciliation they dance together.  
 - Kakkan takes the form of a snake charmer and is killed by the snake. His wives cry over his death. He is revived by the divine powers.  
6 DHADHI JATHA, PUNJAB  
7 NAUTANKI, UTTAR PRADESH  
188 1279 & 1280 1411 A00196 & A00197 Folk Performing Arts of India Part II - Filmed at Madras in 1977 1 TERUKKUTHU, TAMILNADU B&W 1600'  
 - Kaurava Durbar  
 - Pandavas being invited for dice play  
 - The dice play  
 - The pandavas lose their kingdom and their wife  
 - Dussasana's attempt oto insult the Draupadi by disrpbing her in the Durbar  
Gandhari spurns Draupadi's appeal for protection  
 - Draupadi remembers Krishna who comes to her rexdue.  
 - Shot of Audience at the performance.  
2 TOORPU BHAGAVATAM, ANDHRA PRADESH  
 - Ganapati Stavam followed by  
 - Satyabhama and madhavai unfloding the theme of Satyabhama's longing for her Lord krishna.  
 - With the entry of krishna a happy reunion takes place  
3 BHAVAI, GUJARAT  
189 1248 1403 A00174 Kathak Dance Demonstration   Birju Maharaj - Dance Demonstration 1955 B&W 700' Reel not available
1 Kumar Sambhav - Birju Maharaj - Kamdev, Kumudini Lakhia - Rati, Krishna Kumar - Shiv, Chitra Rao - Uma
2 Goverdhan Lila - Birju Maharaj, Maya Rao, Tirath, Bela Arnab, Reena Sadha, Ruby Dutt
3 Phaglila - Birju Maharaj, Maya Rao etc.
4 Garba Dance - Folk Songs of Rajasthan by Janakibai - Fattibai
190 1242 1402 A00170 Akademi Awards 1954 Mixed Items   Recepients B&W 1600'  
   - Alauddin Khan  
   - Hafiz Ali Khan  
   - Prithviraj kapoor  
   - Maharajpuram Viswanath Iyer  
   - Rajab Ali khan  
   - Palladava Sangjeev Rao  
   - Ahmedjan Thirakwa  
   - Rashtrapati Speaking  
191 1290 1413 A00203 Mayurbhanj Chhau - Filmed at Baripada     Colour 150'  
192 1277 1410 A00194 Ottan Tullal - Rama Charitam Parayan Tullai - 1 Ottan Tullal - Rama Charitam Colour 700'  
2 Parayan Tullal  
3 Sheetankan Tullal  
193 1281 1411 A00198 Perni Jagar (Goa) - Filmed at Goa Item I Film Shows - (a) Perni Jagar Colour 600'  
   - Entry of Haridas (Sutradhar)  
   - Ganapati Stavam followed by  
   - Mahabal Bhatt who offers puja to Ganapati  
   - Krishna - A person enters with a mask of krishna round his waist  
   - Shiva  
   - Putana  
   - Jaleeman  
   - Another Putana  
   - Mhatari  
  (b) Malia Jagar - A character is seated and a woman hands over a few saris to him. Then they dance.  
  ( c) Daitya Jagar - Kali fighting three demons.   
Item II Permi jagar by Popat Perni & Party, Malkarne Quepem, Goa.  
   - Invocation  
   - Ganapati    
   - Pahuno  
   - Mayur  
   - Krishna    
   - Basava  
   - Dhavto Dhooto  
   - Jaleeman  
   - Chandool  
   - Dasa Dasi  
   - Deevanath  
   - Bahagiri  
   - Putana  
194       Ranmalay Folk theatre(Goa) - Filmed at Dhava in Valpai (Goa) in 1977     Colour 400'  
195 1243 1403 A00170 Dance of Manipur - Filmed at Moirang 1953     Colour 150'  
196 1281 & 1288 1411 & 1412 A00198 & A00202 Folk Dance & Music of Murshidabad, Patua Gan and Baul Dance - Filmed in 1977 1 Patua Gen Colour 500'  
2 Baul Dance  
197 1288 1412 A00202 Chitra Kathi - Filmed at Pinguli 1977     Colour 100'  
198       Akademi Awards 1957 & 1958 1 Akademi Awards, 1958 - Recital by :  B&W    
         - Chembai Vaikyanatha bhagawater - Music    
         - Guru Atomba Singh - Manipuri Dance    
         - T.K. Chand Panikkar - Kathakali Dance    
         - Sachin Dev Burman - Music    
      2 Akademi Awards, 1958 - Dr Rajendra Prasad giving away Awards to : -     
         - Rasoolan bai    
         - Musiri Subramania Iyer    
         - T. Chowdiah    
         - Smt. Rukmini      
         - Lachu Maharaj - Kathak    
         - Jai Shankar Sundari - Bhavai    
         - Madgulkar - Drama    
         - Allauddin Khan conducting Maihar orchestra    
199 1330 1421 A00224 Manipuri and Odissi Dances - Filmed at Delhi 1978     Colour 800'  
200 1304 1415 A00211 Lrosjamattam (Kerala) - Filmed at Delhi 1978   TEYYAM, YAKSHAGANA NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN STYLES AND KRISHNATTAM Colour 400'  
1 Four different Teyyams are represented in this film they are Vishnu Murti, in a simple coconut - leaf skirt.  
2  - (a) YAKSHAGANA  
 - (b) Scenes from 'Vidyunmati Kalyana' in Southern styles.  
3 KRISHNATTAM (KERALA)  
201 1315 1418 A00217 Kathak Seminar - Filmed at Delhi in 1978    - Smt. Reba Vidyarthi B&W 600'  
   - Shri Mohan Rao Kalyanpurker  
   - Dr. (Smt.) Kapila Vatsyayan  
202 1315 1418 A00217 Kathak Dance Demonstration by Shri Kartik Ram - Filmed at Delhi 1978     B&W 600' Reel not available
203 1305 1415 A00212 Bhagavata Mole - Prahlad Natakam - Filmed at Tapparumainallau 1978     Colour 700'  
204 1315 1418 A00217 Devadasis of Basrur (South Kanara) - Filmed at Basrur 1978    - Moodamance B&W 500' Reel not available
   - Duggappana Mne
   - Putta Mane
   - Dodda Parvati Mane
   - Sanna Parvati Mane
   - Muhurta Bali
   - Dhawajarohana
   - Oddu Bali
205 1312 1417 A00215 Wooden Fiourines of Makke Kattu - Filmed at Makke Kuthu 1978     Colour 100'  
206 1312 1417 A00215 Harvest Dance of Holayas(S.Kanara) - Filmed at Antadi village (S. Kanara) 1 Holeya musicians playing on Dudi Colour 100'  
2 Harvest dance of Holeyas  
207 1291 1413 A00204 Censor Certificate     B&W 150'  
208 1291 1413 A00204 Akademi Awards 1977 - Filmed at Delhi 1978     B&W 150'  
209 1297 1414   Panchamukhi Tabla - Filmed at Viziangaram 1972     B&W 200'  
210 1290 1413 A00203 Mayurbhanj Chhau - Filmed at Baripada     Colour 300'  
211 1287 1412 A00202 Folk Dance & Music of Murshidabad - Filmed at Berhampur and Elshiganj 1973   The film shows B&W 150'  
1 Muslim marriage dance and ceremony  
2 Maharram dance  
  Performed by  :-  
1 Smt. Buju Bibi and Party of Blshiganj  
2 Shri Abdul Farhad and Party of Balshiganj  
212 1276 14100 A00193 Jatra (West Bengal) - Filmed at Purulia 1973   The film depicts Colour 500' Reel not available
Shot 1 Purohit and Tapas
Shot 2 Jhink - Padmadutt
Shot 3 Bharah - Kamandak Sudakahina
Shot 4 Mihir - Devidutta
Shot 5 Mihir - Devi Dutta
Shot 6 Torman, Chandrakala and ChamdraGupta
Shot 7 Mihir & Devi Dutta
  Participating artists
1 Sudakshina - Dmt Chitra Mullick
2 Jhinuk - Smt. Meenakshi De
3 Khona - Kumar Kalpana Naik
4 Barah - Panna Chakravarti
5 Torman - Rakhal Sitha
6 Kamautok - Debasish Gangali
7 Chandra gupta - Gorashoshi Mandal
213 1276 14100 A00193 Veedhinatakam (A.P.) - Filmed at Delhi     Colour 500' Reel not available
214 1302 1415 A00210 Santhal Dance(Orissa) - Filmed at Delhi in 1971'     B&W 200'  
215 1278 1410 A00195 Giddha Dance     B&W    
216 1265 & 1302 1407 & 1415 A00184 & A00210 Dance Drama(on Tagore Writings) - Filmed at the time Tagore Centanary Celebrations 1961 in Delhi 1 Shyama : Presented by Kalakshetra, Adayar, Madras, in the Mixed style of Bharatanatyam and Kathakali, Directed by Smt. Rukmini Devi B&W 800'  
2 Dalia : Presented by Kathak section of the Bharatiya Kala Kendra, New Delhi in Kathak Style, Directed by Shri Birju Maharaj  
3 Tasher Desh : Presented by Darpana, Ahmedabad in Mixed, Directed by Mrinalini Sarabhai  
4 Bihanu Singer : Kathakali - Bharatnatyam style, Directed by Smt. Mrinalini Sarabhai  
5 Mayar Khela : Presented by Geeta Vitan, Calcutta in Tagore style.  
217 1270 1408 A00189 Folk Dance - Draon(M.P.), Kokna Tribal (Maharashtra),  Chorav  Dance (Mizoram)     B & W 800'  
218 1271 1408 A00190 Kargo Dance of Karnataka - filemed at Folk Dance Festival 1971.     Colour 200'  
219 1271 1408 A00190 Oraon Dance of Bihar - filmed  in FD Festival 1971     Colour 150'  
220 1308 1416 A00213 Shadow puppets of Andhra Pradesh     Colour 200'  
221       Folk Dances and Republic Day Celebrations at India gate. - Filmed in Delhi.     Colour 200'  
222 1312 1417 A00215 Folk Dances of Himachal Pradesh, filmed in Delhi and H.P.     Colour 400'  
223 1304 1415 A00211 Yakshagana (Karnataka) - Filmed in Brahmavar     Colour 100'  
224 1268 & 1269 1408 A00187 & A00188 Lai Haroba Dance - Filmed in Manipur in Oct. 1976     Colour 2400' & 300'  
225        Print of above     B & W 2400'  
226 1262 1406 A00181 Puppet Show by Central Puppet Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria - Filmed in Delhi on 06/10/1978.     Colour 300'  
227 1251 1404 A00176-I Folk Dances of Orissa by Shri Bhagvan das & Party, - Filmed in Delhi. 1978 (Oct)     Colour 200'  
228       National Festival of Shadow Theatre - Filmed in Bangalore Nov. 1978     B & W 400'  
229 1257 1405 A00177 Shadow Theatre of Maharashtra - Filmed in Bangalore Nov. 1978.     Colour 500'  
230 1257 1405 A00177 Shadow Theatre of Tamilnadu - Filmed in Bangalore Nov. 1978.     Colour 200'  
231 1254 1404 A00176-II Ballad of Rajasthan (Teratali) by Shri Ram Das &  Party - Filmed in Delhi 1979     Colour 200'  
Folk Dances Festival 1979     Colour 1200'  
 - Chaiti Ghoda (Orissa)      
 - Karagam (Tamilnadu)      
 - Gaur Dance (M.P.)      
 - Rahadi Dengi (Gujarat)      
232 1272 & 1273 1409 A00191            
233 1258 1405 A00178 Bhand Pather (J & K) - Filmed in Delhi Mar. 1979     Colour 800'  
234 1258 1405 A00178 Karyala (H.P.) - Filmed in delhi mar. 1979     Colour 700'  
235 1258 1405 A00178 Ras Lila (U.P.) - Filmed in Delhi Mar. 1979     Colour 500'  
236 1263 & 1264 1406 A00182 & A00183 Kathaker by Shri Onkar nath misra     Colour 600'  
237 1259 1405 A00179 Bhavai (Gujarat) - Filmed in Morvi May 1979     Colour 1200'  
238 1260 1406 A00180 Kulariyapttu - Filmed in Delhi Nov. 1979     Colour 500'  
239 1261 1406 A00181 Ram Charit Manas Ballad by Shri Arvind Bhatt - Filmed n Nov. 1979     B & W 300'  
240 1262 1406 A00181 South Asian Festival - Filmed in Delhi Dec. 1979 (Mask Dance of Nepal)     Colour 300'  
241 1263 & 1264 1406 A00182 & A00183 Dance Demonstration by Smt. Venkat Laxmana - Filmed in Jan. 1980     B & W 1000'  
242       Folk Dance Festival 1980, Munda (Bihar), Garbas (Orissa), Phugri (Goa), Nati (H.P.) - Filmed in Jan. 1980     Colour 1200'  
243 1251 1404 A00176-I Koya Tribal Dance of Koraput Distt. Of Orissa - Filmed in Korapur Distt. Feb. 1980     Colour 300'  
244 1251 & 1252 1404 A00176-I & A00176-II Gupteshwar Mala - Filmed in Gupteshwar (Orissa) in feb. 1980     B & W 1600'  
245 1274 1409 A00191 Awards Festival 1980 Presentation Ceremony -      Colour 300'  
246 1266 1407 A00185 Koodiattam by Ammannur Chaklar - Filmed in Delhi March 1980.     Colour 1600' & 600'  
247 1267 1407 A00186 Gomba Atta - Filmed in March 1980     Colour 700'  
248 1269 & 1308 & 1309 1408 & 1416  A00188 & A00213 & A00214 Laigi Macha Singa - Contemporary Manipuri play,(Filmed  in Delhi April 1980)     Colour 800'  
249 1260 1406 A00180 Madhyam Vyayoo - Sanskrit play (Filmed in Delhi in April 1980)     Colour 1200'  
250 1265 1407 A00184   Pashutantra Plaoy by Shri prabhat Ganguli - Filmed in Delhi March. 1980.     Colour 300'  
251 1315 1418 A00216 Kathak by Rohini Bhate - Filmed in Delhi in 1980     Colour 400'  
252 1330 1421 A00224 Nat Sankirtan (Manipur) - Filmed in Delhi March 1980     Colour 800'  
253 1307 1416 A00213 World's Crafts Council - Asian Handicrafts Workshop held in Bangalore may 1980     B & W 800'  
 - Togalu Gombo       3200  
 - Nandi Dawaja       800'  
 - Puppets of Bangladesh       2000'  
254 1308 & 1309 & 1310 1416 A00213 & A00214 Tholpavakoothu - Shadow Theatre of kerala - Filmed in Kunitra village (Kerala) may 1980     Colour 1050'  
255 1313 & 1314 1417 A00215 Satriya Dance of Assam - filmed in Delhi dept. 1980     B & W 800'  
256 1313 & 1320 & 1321 1417 & 1420 A00215 & A00220 & A00221 Tribal Dance of Arunchal Pradesh - filmed in Various places in A.P.     Colour 2000'  
257 1315 & 1316 1418 & 1419 A00217 & A00218 Dance Demonstration by  Guru Kuppiah pillai - Filmed in delhi Nov. 1980     Colour 1050'  
258 1316 1419 A00218 Dance by Viji Prakash Nov. 1980     Colour 800'  
259 1324 1420 A00222 Amo-nano Bal Puppet play by Darpana, Ahmedabad. - Filmed in Delhi Jan. 1981     Colour 400'  
260 1322 & 1323 1420 A00221 Folk Ats Festival(Goa 1981) - Filmed in Goa jan. 1981     Colour 1850'  
261 1316 1419 A00218 Bindading Jayanti Samaroh 1981 - Filmed in Delhi Jan. 1981     Colour 1150'  
262 1317 1419 A00219 Dance Demonstration by Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan - Filmed in Delhi Feb. 1981     Colour 800'  
263 1303 1415 A00210 Award Festival 1980 - Presentation ceremony filmed in delhi Feb. 1981     Colour 200'  
264 1325 1420 A00222 Lokaranjun Mela, Udaipur - Filmed in Udaipur, Feb. 1981     Colour 700'  
265 1326 1420 A00222 Tribal dances of Madhya Pradesh, Choreographed by Shri Shaikh Gulab - Filmed in march 1981.     Colour 300'  
266 1332 1421 A00225 Manipuri Ras Dance - Filmed in March 1981     Colour 200'  
267 1314 1417 A00215 Sattriya Dance - Assam  , Filmed in March 1981     Colour 200'  
268 1305 1415 A00212 Bhavai - Gujrat - Filmed in march 1981      Colour 200'  
269 1330 1421 A00224 Tribal Dance of manipur - Filmed in Awagkhool, Manipur May 1981.     Colour 250'  
270 1330 & 1331 1421 A00224 & A00225            
271 1306 1416 A00212 Koodiattam by Mani Madav Chakir - Filmed in Delhi oct. 1981     Colour 1600'  
272       Thangta (Manipur) - Filmed in Delhi Nov. 1981     Colour 200'  
273 1318 & 1319 1419 A00219 Sattvika Abhiniya by Nataraja Ramakrishna - Filmed in Hyderabad Nov. 1982     Colour 1200'  
274       Kathak Dance Demonstration Pt. R.K. Shukla     Colour 500'  
275       Sonal Mansingh     Colour 800'  
276       Award Festival-1990     Colour 800'  
277       Kathak Dance by Dhamyanti Joshi     Colour 800'  
278       Kathak Dance by Sita Devi     Colour 200'  
279       Akademi Award-1991     Colour 800'  
280       Hindustani Vocal by Gangubai Hangal     Colour 300'  
281             Colour    
282       Kathakali     Colour 800'  
283       Folk Dance Festival at Talkatora Gardens Indoor Stadium     B & W    
284       Yakshagana Udipi     Colour 400'  
285       Lama Mask Dance     B & W/ Colour    
286       Ankianat & Kathak     Colour 400'  
287       Gujarat oraon Lama Mask Dance - Lion     B & W 400'  
288       Nati & Oraon Dance     Colour 250'  
N Series
Acc. No. U matic no. VHS No.  CD No. Event / Festival Name Item No. Item Title Colour / B&W Length Remarks
N/1 1302 1415 A00210 Dances of Orissa 1 Munda Dance Colour 500'  
2 Swar Nritya  
3 Tandav Nritya  
4 Karma Sani Dance  
5 Dalkhai Dance  
6 Danda Nata  
7 Dance and Music at the Annual Puja  
8 Danda Nata  
N/2 1239 1402 A00169 Kuchipudi Performances - Filmed at Hyderabad 1959 1 Vaidehi and Induvadana Colour 300'  
2 Kumar Kanchana Mala demonstration  
3 Demonstraton of Kalika Dance  
4 Golakalpam by Vedanta Satyanarayana and Chinta Krishnamurthi  
5 Scenes from Prahalads Charitram by Chinta Krishnamurthi  
6 Physical exercise of trainees in kuchipudi Dance  
N/3 1257 1405 A00177 International Theatre Architecture Exhibition - Filmed at Delhi in 1960     B&W 300'  
N/4 1236 1401 A00167 Folk Dances of India - Filmed in Delhi 1956 1 Naga Dance of N.E.F.A(Now in Arunachal Pradesh B&W 400'  
2 Mappila Kali of Travanoore - Oochin(Now in Kerala)  
3 Jhoomer Dance of Punjab  
4 Karthi Dance of Dublas, Punjab(Kullu now in H.P.)  
5 Hali Dance of Dublas, Gujarat  
6 Paichak Harvest Dance of Tankhul Nagar, Manipur  
7 A view of the Republic Day Parade  
N/5 1245 1403 A00173 Musicians of Past and Present - Filmed in Calcutta 1954   A Rich collection of oil Paintings of eminent musicians of India. Colour 200'  
N/6 1236 1401 A00167 Folk Dances of India - Filmed in Delhi 1959 1 Sada Tapatsen Dance of the Lamas of Darjaleeling, W. Bengal(Masked Dance) Colour 300'  
2 Bainaach of Tripura, Assam  
3 Siddi Dance of Hyderabad  
4 Goomer Dance of Minas of Rajasthan  
5 Scenes at Talkatora camp of Folk Dancers.  
6 Lambadi Dace of Hyderabad  
7 Mathuris Dance of Hyderabad  
N/7 1239 1402 A00169 Dance Seminar of the Akademi - Filmed in Delhi 1958 1 A view of the Seminar in session with Dr. Rajamannar, Dr. V. Raghavan and Kumari Nirmala Joshi in  view Colour 300'  
2 A view of the audience  
3 Observer from China Madame Chen-Chin Ching receiving Akademi's gift from Smt. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya  
4 Demonstration by Padmalochini  
5 Demonstration by Roshan Wajifder  
6 A scene from Kathakali performance of kalyana saugandhikam  
7 Demonstration by the students of Guru Gopinath  
8 A scene from Kathakali performance of Kiratarjuna.  
9 Demo. By Padalochani and Chatunni Panikkar.  
N/8 1246 1403 A00174 Talamala Paintings(Collection Bharatiya Itihas Snashodhan Mndal, Poona), Ragmala Paintings(Collection-Prince of wales Museum, Bombay) - Filmed at Poona and Bombay 1955 1 Talamala Paintings(Collection Bharatiya Itihas Snashodhan Mndal, Poona Colour 200'  
2 Ragmala Paintings  
N/9 1270 1408 A00189 Republic Day Folk Dance Festival 1 The Nagas Colour 800'  
2 The Gidda Dancers  
3 The Pithorgarh Vijay Dancers of Uttar Pradesh  
4 The Ghumura Dancers of Orissa  
5 The Lazim Dancers of Maharashtra  
6 The Paton Jagoi dancers of Manipur  
7 The Kuchadi dancers of Gujarat  
8 The Dol Dancer of Asura trible of Bihar  
9 The puja Kunita dancer of mysore  
10 The bhil Gauri Dancer of Rajasthan  
11 The Jaarigan Fancers of Tripura  
12 The Kherey-Ka-Naach dancers of Mahasu District, Himachal Pradesh  
13 The stilt dance of Gonds, Madhya Pradesh(1961)  
14 The rehersal of National Anthem at the National stadium  
15 Adi(Gallong) war dance of Nefa (1961)  
16 Gajan dance of West Bengal (1961)  
17 Terilopfukule (Victory) dance of cheksang Nagas fo N.H.T.A (1961)  
18 Augrihangeel Chongba of Manipur  
19 Karma-Jadura dance of Oraons of Bihar  
20 Dasahra dance of Madhya pradesh  
21 Lama Yak dance  
22 Vijaya dance of Terai, pithoragarh (Uttar Pradesh)  
23 Jaarigan dance of Tripura  
24 Bhil dance of Rajasthan  
25 Dafla dance of Naga  
26 Dilmach Kachari Dance of Assam  
27 Gidda dance of Punjab  
28 Tribal dance of Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh  
29 Baradi dance of Jaunasar, Uttar Pradesh  
30 Ahir dance of Uttar Pradesh  
N/10 1225 1399 A00161 Mixed Items 1 Basant Mubarak Colour 800'  
2 A view of Nandgaon  
3 Radhashtami day celebrations n Brindavan and a Raslils im Behariji Ka Mandir, 12.09.1956  
4 Holi in Barasana  
5 A view of Mandap erected for Bara Sahariya Bhaona at Jamaguri in Assam  
6 Sherdukpeu masked dancers of Nomdila in NEFA  
7 The annual festival of Kalkaji temple held at Delhi  
8 Maria dance of Madhya Pradesh  
9 Khasi dance of Khasi Hills  
10 Traditional Ramlila  
11 Radhashtami celebrations in Brindavan  
N/11 1223 1399 A00160 Mixed Items, Filmed at Delhi 1 Scenes around Brindaban and Raslila Colour 500'  
2 Abhinaya Bala Saraswai  
3 Kathakali Performance(Colour)  
4 Ustad Sadiq Ali Khan Playing at Veena with Ayodhya Prasad in Pakhawaj  
N/12 1226 1399 A00161 Mixed Items - Filmed at Delhi during Republic Day Celebrations 1 The Vice President Dr. Radhakri Shnan giving away the Akademi's Folk Dance Trophy (1956) Colour 400'  
2 Mauni Dance of Vindhya Pradesh  
3 Bodo Dance of Asam  
4 Chadhya Dance of Orissa(with Bhagawan Sahu)  
5 Dandia Dance of Gujarat  
6 Naqqal, Folk Theatre of Uttar Pradesh, scenes from Lail Majnu.  
7 Chouphala Kedar Dance of Garhwal, U.P.  
8 Dolu Kunita, the drum dance of Mysore.  
9 Bhil Dance of Gujarat (1969)  
10 Bhangra Dance of PEPSU (Deepak Brothers)  
N/13 1245 1403 A00173 Dance Seminar Demonstrations and Receitals - Filmed at Delhi 1 Demonstration of Nepali Folk dances B&W 400'  
2 Demonstration of Kandyan Dances of Ceylon by Guru Gunaiya and Party  
3 Demonstration of Yakshagana  
4 Ramayana Performance the Litlle Ballet Troupe at Talkatora Garden Theatre  
5 Demo. Of Kathakali technique by Guru Kunchu Kurup and Vaxhenkada Kunchu Nair  
6 Demo. Of Kathakali by the students of Guru Gopinath  
7 Demonstration of Manipuri  
8 Demonstration of Sattriya dance techniques  
N/14 1224 1399 A00160 Mixed Items - Filmed at Delhi and Kerala 1 Mauni Dance of tribals of Vindhya Pradesh, 1955 B&W 400'  
2 Jayantia Tribal Dances:-(1) War Dance, (2) Laho Dance  
3 Republic Day Parade and Cultural Pageant, 1958  
4 Himalayan scenes  
5 Guru Kunchu Kurup as Nala  
6 Naga Dance of Nefa  
7 Karma Dance of tribals of Dudhi village, Mirzapur Distt., Uttar Pradesh  
8 Vilma Dance of Baiga tribals of Madhya Pradesh  
N/15 1226 1399 A00161 Mixed Items 1 Garland of Dances Colour 400'  
2 Dusehra Day  
3 Terukootji and Karagam dance of Tamilnadu  
4 Ojha Thambal if Manipur demonstrating Nat Sankirtan filmed at Imphal  
5 Yakshagana seminar at Brahmawar  
6 Burman Ras of kachar, Assam, Filmed at Silchar  
7 Ojha Pali, Dasavatar Dance by Roseswar Saikia  
8 Patta Kunita, Devotional dance of Mysore  
N/16 1261 1406 A00181 Folk Musicians - Filmed at Delhi and in the village in Mayurbhanj district of Orissa 1 Laangas of Rajasthan Colour 400'  
2 A Ravanahatta Player of saurashtra  
3 Folk Musicians of Kashmir  
4 Shankh Player of Orissa  
5 Drum Dance oby Bhagawan Sahu  
6 Poongi and Gubagubi players of Uttar Pradesh  
7 Panchavadyam of Kerala  
8 Tveela Player of Mayurbhanj, Orissa  
9 Chhau Dance of Mayurbhanj by a village group near Rairangpur  
N/17 1250 1404 A00175 Mixed Items - Filmed at Delhi & Madras 1 Dhandar Dance of Madhya Pradesh, 1973 Colour 400'  
2 Shimlam Dance of Manipuri Nagas, 1973  
3 Dangi Dance of Gujarat  
4 Lama Masked Dance of Bhutan, 1970  
5 Saroi Khangba dance of Manipur  
6 Terukoothu, folk theatre of Tamilnadu, Filmed at Delhi  
7 Terukoothu, scenes from Prahalada Charitam, Filmed at Madras  
8 Karagam Dance of Tamilnadu, Filmed at Madras  
9 Deodhani Dance of Assam  
10 Jatra Lujhri dance of Oraons of Bihar  
11 Villupattu of Tamilnadu, Filmed at Madras  
12 Neyyandi Melam of Tamilnadu, Filmed at Madras  
13 Dummy Horse dance of Tamilnadu, Filmed at Madras  
14 Kavadiattam of Tamilnadu, Filmed at Madras  
15 Japro dance of Himachal Pradesh  
16 Kaniyar Kali dance of Kerala  
17 Kudicha Dance of Pavra tribals of Maharashtra, 1967  
18 Igu dance of Idu Mishmis of Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh, 1967  
19 Shikar Dance of Santhals of Bihar, 1959  
N/18 1224 1399 A00160 Mixed Items - Filmed at Delhi 1 Reception to Czech, Cultural Delegation B&W 400'  
2 Performance by Mongolian Cultural Delegation  
3 Akademi Awards, 1958 Dr. Radha Krishnan giving away awarss  
4 Raslila Ballet of Bh. Kala Kendra, 1955, New Delhi  
N/19       Mixed Items - Filmed in New Dlehi 1958 1 Sankirtan, Manipur Colour 400'  
      2 Krishanbhisar - Ras dance, Manipur  
      3 Masked Dance of Sherdukpen of Bomdila - NEFA  
      4 Bangni Tribles Performing Vaibhava dance of Assam  
      5 Scenes from 'Panchatantra' by little Ballet troupe  
      6 Konark Temple, Orissa  
      7 Paik Dance of Orissa  
N/20 1291 1413 A00204 Mixed Items  1 Folk Dance Troups at Talkatora Gardens gatherd in Connection with the Reception to UNSCO Session Delegates Colour 400'  
2 Akademi Awards-1970  
3 Picture of Abdul Karim Khan  
4 A Musician of Maharashtra  
5 Neyyandi Melam Corchestra of Tamilnadu  
6 A Perfomence on Mukhavina of Tamilnadu  
7 Niplai Music and Dance by Dharmaraja Thapa  
8 The President Dr. Rajendra Prasad's bithday Celebrations at Teen Murti Hous.  
N/21 1291 1413 A00204 Mixed Items  1 Bayalatta :- Dakshabrahma of Karnataka Colour 400'  
2 Veeragaase of Karnataka  
3 Bhand Pather of Kashmir  
4 Lama dances of Bhutan  
5 Velankali Dance of Kerala, 1956  
N/22       Mixed Items  1 Bayalatta Folk Theatre of Karnataka Colour 200'  
      2 Gombeyatta (String Puppets) of Dharwar, Karnataka  
      3 Kaniyar Kali Dance of Kerala  
      4 Nati dance of Assam  
      5 Kolkali Dance of Lakshadwip  
      6 Tibetan Masked Dance  
N/23 1267 1407 A00186 Gombe Atta(Karnataka), Bommalatta (Tamilnadu) 1 Gombe Atta of Dharvar Karnataka Colour 200'  
2 Bommalatta of Kumbakonam, Valli Kalyanam  
N/24       Mixed Items - Filmed at Darlong Vill(A.P.) 1 Shivaratri Mela in Mandi Colour 200'  
      2 Ras dance by Bangni tribal children of Darlang village, Seijusha, Arunchal Pradesh  
      3 Bangani tribal dance  
N/25 1271 1408 A00190 Folk Dances - Filmed at Paderu Hills 1972 1 Demsa atta of samantulu Tribes of Gonduru Village Pederu Agency, A.P. B&W 200'  
2 A  view of the forest cultivation  
N/26       Mixed Items - Filmed at Baripada 1 Chadhaya Dance of Orissa Colour 200'  
      2 Dandia Ras Saurashtra  
.     3 Naqqal of U.P.  
      4 A scene from Laila Majnu  
      5 Mayur Bhanj Chhau - Tamdia Krishna  
      6 A River near Baripada  
      7 Basic Step of Paik Dance  
N/27 1224 1399 A00160 Mixed Items - Filmed at Delhi 1954 1 Mahari Dance of Puri Temple by Subashini Mahari B&W 300'  
2 Krishna Parijatam, Folk Theatre of kanataka, Performed by Appasahab Jamkhandi and Party  
3 First All India Music Festival organised by the Akademi in Red Fort in 1954  
N/28 1223 1399 A00160 Mixed Items - Filmed at Delhi 1953 1 Folk Ramlila around Delhi, Scenes of Effigies in Shahdara, Gaziabad, Dadri etc. Colour 300'  
2 Rouhullah Khalighi, the Director of the National School of Music, Teheran, at Fatehpur Sikri  
3 Shambhu Mitra and Tripathi Mitra at Itemadu-d-daula, Agra  
4 Road and lawns around the Spru House, Delhi  
5 Manipuri Dance numbers by the Nrityasram Troupe of Imphal  
N/29 1236 1401 A00167 Teej Festival(Jaipur) - Filmed at Jaipur 1959 1 Sports Events Colour 200'  
2 Bazar Scenes  
3 Teej Procession ceremonial from the Places  
N/30       Museum Objects - Masks & Musical Instruments 1 Masks Colour 150'  
      2 Musical instruments in the Akademi  
N/31       Mixed Items - Filmed at kerala, Mayavaram, Kumbhakonam and Delhi 1 Kerala Contry-side a view from Kottakkal Hills Colour 400'  
      2 Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala  
      3 A view of Mayavaram Temple in Tamilnadu  
      4 Bommalattam Performance by Sankaranathan and Party, Kumbhakonam  
      5 Tolu Bommalatta of Madhya Pradesh  
      6 Pabuji ki Pad of Rajasthan