By Hindustan Times
Once upon a time, films catering to children remained in the precincts of parallel and serious cinema in Bollywood. Over the years, the genre has undergone a seachange, with many filmmakers entwining emotional and educational themes into commercial entertainers not just for children, but for adult viewers as well.
In the past decade, filmmakers have tried to cater to children with animation projects like My Friend Ganesha, Bal Ganesh, Hanuman, Hanuman Returns and Ghatothkach. But they have also experimented with children-related, issue-based themes like Taare Zameen Par and Stanley Ka Dabba to strike a chord with youngsters.
On the occasion of Children's Day Monday, IANS lists a few children's films that either tugged at the viewers' heartstr