“Ek Anek Aur Ekta” by Vijaya Mulay

Here, a glimpse into government-sponsored short films of 1980s India. Doordarshan, the national broadcaster, regularly screened this popular film for kids. The title translates directly as “one, many and unity” and the film is designed to spread the message of unity in diversity among children.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8DZUKQClvc

Director Vijaya Mulay, now 91, reveals something of the commissioning process in this interview:

http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/the-cartoon-that-taught-indians-the-meaning-of-many/

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