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Ganesh, Boy Wonder

Feature Documentary, 2009 – 76 minutes

GANESH, BOY WONDER captures the remarkable story of a working class Indian couple who prayed to the god Ganesh to bless them with a boy, never dreaming that their son would actually look like his namesake, the elephant-headed deity. Years after giving up all hope of finding medical help, an accidental meeting with a reporter’s brother leads to a national television story resulting in a media sensation that draws the interest of India’s rich and powerful, and a Canadian plastic surgeon, changing their lives forever.

DIRECTED & WRITTEN BY: Srinivas Krishna
PRODUCED BY: Alfons Adetuyi


  • Winner Best Documentary Film, New York Indian Film Festival 2010

  • Nomination Golden Sheaf  – Yorkton Film Festival 2010

  • Honorable Mention, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, 2011

  • Official Selection Hot Docs, Toronto, 2009

  • Official Selection – Montreal World Film Festival 2009

  • Official Selection – River to River Indian Film Festival 2009

  • Official Selection – Global Visions Film Festival 2009

  • Canadian National Prime Time Broadcast OMNI Networks, Nov. 2010

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