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The text at the top reads, “R. Excellent cinema, and a moving human document – Indian Express”. The text at the bottom reads, “English Episodes 1 to 13”. The series was made in 1986 by film producer T. Episode number 22, “Nitya”, was shot entirely in Devarayanadurga. The new series was telecast from 26 April 2006 on Doordarshan. Most of the stories in the series are one episode long.
10-year-old Swaminathan or Swami as he is better known. Swami’s father works as an Advocate and his mother is a housewife. At home, Swami shares his adventures with his aged grandmother who lovingly addresses him as “Chamy”. Rajam, the son of the police chief, and Mani. Swami’s character was played by Manjunath, who acted in many of Shankar Nag’s productions.