C/o Footpath (or Care of Footpath) is the first film produced by the Kiran Movie Makers of Bangalore, India. It was directed by the world’s youngest film director, Guinness Record Holder Kishan Shrikanth.
It was originally shot in the Kannada language. It was dubbed into other Indian languages including Hindi, Oriya, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil as well as English.
C/o Footpath had a budget of 20 million rupees (about $450,000). The shoot lasted for 55 days, over a period of 5–6 months. Filming took place in Mumbai.
The film was released in 2006 with a running time of 135 minutes. It received the Best Children's Film Award at the 54th National Film Awards.
An orphan slum boy is adopted by an old lady who finds him on a footpath. He lives with her in the slums, where he makes a living picking up rags. Some school students call him an uneducated brute, which gives him the impetus to get educated. The story tells how he battles the odds of his circumstances to get an education.Master Kishan
Director: Master Kishan
Producer: Shylaja Shrikanth
Story: Master Kishan
Screenplay: Vagdevi (writer) and Master Kishan
Dialogue: Mysore Harish
Director of Photography: Mathew Rajan
Editor: Lakshman Reddy
Art Director: Hosmane Murthy
Costumes: Prabhu Raj
Music: Ravi Dattatreya
54th National Film Awards:Best Children's Film
Karnataka State Film Awards:Best Child Actor - Kishan Shrikanth
Special Award (Costume)
SICA (South India Cinematographers Association Awards):Special Jury Award (for directing & acting) - Kishan Shrikanth