Care of Footpath

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Care of Footpath
Care of Footpath poster.png
Film poster
Directed byKishan Shrikanth
Produced byShylaja Shrikanth
Screenplay byJogi
Story byKishan Shrikanth
StarringKishan Shrikanth
Music byRavi Dattatreya
Background score:
CinematographyP. Mathew Rajan
Edited byB. S. Kemparaju
Lakshman Reddy
Kiran Movie Makers
Release date
  • 24 November 2006 (2006-11-24)
Running time
135 minutes
Budget80 lakh (equivalent to 1.9 crore or US$270,000 in 2018)
Box office26.8 million (equivalent to 64 million or US$900,000 in 2018)

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.[1]

It was originally shot in the Kannada language.[1][2] It was dubbed into other Indian languages including Hindi, Oriya, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil[1] as well as English.

C/o Footpath had a budget of 20 million rupees (about $450,000).[1] The shoot lasted for 55 days, over a period of 5–6 months.[3] Filming took place in Mumbai.[3]

The film was released in 2006 with a running time of 135 minutes.[2] It received the Best Children's Film Award at the 54th National Film Awards.[4]


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.




Awards won 4
Nominations 0 + N/A

54th National Film Awards:

Karnataka State Film Awards:

SICA (South India Cinematographers Association Awards):


  1. ^ a b c d "Film director, 10, calls the shots". London, UK: BBC. 24 January 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
  2. ^ a b "RELEASE - C/O FOOTPATH". London, UK: British Film Institute. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
  3. ^ a b Supriya, Sharon (November 2007). "Interview of Kishan Shrikanth - World's Youngest Film Director". One India. India: Greynium Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Archived from the original on 12 February 2009. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
  4. ^ "54th National Film Awards, 2006" (PDF).
  5. ^ a b "CAST - C/O FOOTPATH". London, UK: British Film Institute. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "CREDITS - C/O FOOTPATH". London, UK: British Film Institute. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
  7. ^ a b "Karnataka State Film Awards 2005-06".
  8. ^ "SICA (South India Cinematographers Association Awards)". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.

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