Get ready for a trip down memory lane as Tata Sky Classic Cinema is exclusively bringing back the timeless nostalgic series of Malgudi Days on your Television screen. Based on several heart-warming short stories by RK Narayan, the series is about a bunch of characters leading simple lives in a fictitious small town called Malgudi. The plots revolve around the trials and tribulations faced by the lead character Swami and his friends.
Directed by Shankar Nag, the series features the then famous child actor Master Manjunath and other acclaimed actors including Girish Karnad, Vaishali Kasaravalli, Ananth Nag and Arundhati Nag. The stories of Malgudi Days evoke a feeling of nostalgia and have a strong resonance among audiences who enjoy simple and powerful storytelling.
Director, “Shankar Nagarakatte”, better known as Shankar Nag was an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, and producer known for his work in Kannada-language films and television. He directed and acted in this television series, based on celebrated novelist R. K. Narayan‘s short stories.
Writer, “Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami” commonly known as R. K. Narayan, was an Indian writer known for his work set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. He was a leading author of early Indian literature in English. This collection of short series is based on the book ‘Malgudi Days’ by him. In 1986, a few of the stories in the book were included in the Malgudi Days television series.