Children's Day in India is observed on the birth anniversary (November 14) of the first Prime Minister of the nation, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. One of the ways to celebrate this occasion with kids is to take them out for films or play movies at home. Below, you will find the names of the top 10 movies for children, which you can watch with your kids on Children's Day.
Mr. India: Released in 1987, this movie is a science fiction based on the story of a superhero and a villain called Mogambo. It was directed by Shekhar Kapur and produced by Boney Kapoor. This movie is starred by Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, and Amrish Puri. There are a number of child actors in the movie.
This movie revolves around an orphan, Arun Verma (role played by Anil Kapoor) who looks after several orphans staying in his rented house, and a villain named Mogambo (Amrish Puri) who wants to conquer India. As the film progresses, Arun Verma meets Seema Sohni (Sridevi)?, a journalist
The movie takes a turning point when Arun receives a letter from Dr. Sinha (Ashok Kumar)?, a family friend, which mentions a device invented by Arun's father. The device could make its user invisible in front of others. To know how Arun Verma and the other characters close to him thwart all plans made by the villain, get a CD or DVD of the movie and enjoy watching it with your kids.
Taare Zameen Par: This is one of the Children's Day movies which are appreciated by kids as well as adults. Released in 2007, this movie was directed by Amir Khan and produced by Amir Khan Productions. The lead actors were Amir Khan and Darsheel Safary. The story is about a young boy suffering from dyslexia and the problems he faces while studying at school.
As the story moves on, it revolves around how the boy copes up with the help of his teacher (Aamir Khan) and manages to learn reading and writing even though he had dyslexia. This movie is not just about kids but parents as well, as it can teach them what a child with dyslexia or other disorders may go through and how he/she can be helped to manage the situation.
Koi Mil Gaya: Released in 2003, this Hindi film is a science fiction that depicts the life of a mentally retarded person. The story shapes up when the person meets a friendly alien and gains supernatural powers. This movie is directed by Rakesh Roshan, and it includes notable performances by actors - Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, and Rekha. This film won several national awards including the one for the best movie. It is one of those Children's Day movies that include humor, entertainment, and comedy – everything that children would like to watch out for.
Harry Potter Series: The Harry Potter film series is based on the novels written by J.K. Rowling?, the famous British author. The series includes 8 movies that revolve around fantasy and adventure. The lead roles are enacted by Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint.
If you're looking for Children's Day films which are based on the world of witches and wizards, then Harry Potter movies are the best ones to consider. So, kids would love to watch such a film. Some of the important films of this series are:
Here are some ideas on the animated movies you can let your kids enjoy on Children's Day.
The Incredibles: Released in 2004, The Incredibles deals with the lives of people having superhuman qualities. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie revolves around a family having superpowers, who were compelled to take certain steps to save the world. The action sequences in the movie are lively and the comedy is just amazing. So, get hold of a CD of this film and make your kids' special day a memorable one indeed.
Shrek: This is an animated comedy film released in 2001. The story is based on the fairy tale picture book named “Shrek” which hit the market in 1990. The story is simple and humorous. The leading voices were given by Mike Myers as Shrek, Eddie Murphy as Donkey, Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona, and John Lithgow as villain Lord Farquaad. This fun-filled movie had even won the first ever Academy Award under the category of the best animated feature in 2001. So, let your kids watch this movie and join them to experience the fun and excitement of the plot.
Cars:This is an American film that revolves around the world of anthropomorphic cars and other vehicles. This movie became the highest-grossing animated film of the year 2006 and claimed awards including the Best Animated feature Annie Award. The film includes voices by Paul Newman, Cheech Marin, Bonnie Hunt, George Carlin, Owen Wilson, and many other celebrities. Don't let your kids miss this thrilling movie on Children's Day, as it is sure to provide great entertainment and make the day a special one for them.
Below, you'll find out a brief outline of the Children's Day movies that can indeed provide fun and excitement to kids.
Ice Age: It is an American animated movie set during the ice age. It deals with a plot that shows how a group of prehistoric animals try their best to send a lost human infant back to its tribe. The movie involves three Paleolithic characters – a stupid sloth Sid, a saber-toothed tiger Diego, and a woolly mammoth Manny. These are basically mammals that can understand and speak with each other. Released in 2002 by 20th Century Fox, this movie is just the ideal one to make your children smile and cheer on November 14.
Home Alone: This is one of the funniest movies made for kids in 1990. This movie launched the career of Macaulay Culkin whose character here is the reason behind the non-stop laughs this film can bring about. The plot revolves around how an eight-year-old boy prevented two burglars from getting into his home by way of booby traps. The child's family had mistakenly left him at home when they had gone off to Paris during their Christmas vacation. The movie features John Heard and Catherine O'Hara. Devin Ratray and Roberts Blossom have also played key roles in this movie.
Kung Fu Panda: Kung Fu Panda is an American animated action and comedy film. This movie is about Po, a large panda staying in China. He dreams of becoming a Kung Fu Master as efficient as the Furious Five Kung Fu warriors - Tigress, Crane, Manta, Monkey, and Viper. The hilarious sequences that move the story forward will keep your children laughing for the entire movie. What's interesting is that the comedy doesn't end even when Po encounters the evil Tai Lung. Voiced by Jack Black, the movie is known to provide non-stop entertainment.
Children's Day is the time for celebration with kids. So, let them enjoy some of these movies that'll entertain them and make their day a special one indeed.