Awarding Winning super hit Children's Movie Makdee (2002), starring Shabana Azmi, Makrand Deshpande, Shweta Prasad, Alaap Mazgaonkar, Mohini. Music : Vishal Bharadwaj, Producer : Vishal Bharadwaj, Director : Vishal Bharadwaj
AWARDS : `Makdee` won many awards in different award ceremonies.
The film won the second prize in Live-Action Feature Film/ Video category at the Chicago International Children`s Film Festival.
The main character Shweta Prasad won the Indian National Film Award for Best Child Artist for 2003 for her role in the film.
MAKDEE is a mild adventurous thriller specially catering to children.
Life in Chunnis village is all peace and quiet, and great fun. She fools the villagers including her parent with her impersonation of her twin sister, Munni.
In the village, there is a mansion that is said to be haunted and legend goes that a witch called Makdee (Shabana Azmi) resides there. The legend has it that whosoever wonders into the mansion, comes out as an animal! No one in the village dares enter the mansion.
Things are going fine for Chunni until the day one of her pranks gets quite out of hand. As a result of this, Munni, her docile sister, enters the mansion, where the witch turns the little girl into a hen! Chunni is hysterical when she discovers this. She runs from pillar to post to get help, but her credibility is at an all-time low and the entire village refuses to believe her, so Chunni finally enters the haunted mansion alone to search for her sister.
In the mansion she comes face to face with the witch, she pleads with the witch to let her poor little sister go, as it was no fault of hers. But the witch asks her to strike a deal. She will turn Munni back into a human only if Chunni can acquire for her hundred hens in exchange.
All of a sudden, Chunni is confronted with the biggest challenge of her life. How she over comes this task becoming the hero of the village in an unexpected climax is worth a watch.