'Lead me to the light' – this film is the story of ‘Snehalaya’, a rehabilitation home for street children situated in the North East Indian city of Guwahati where vagrant, lost and abused innocence is brought back to life with the help of love.

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  • Writer, Director, Cinematographer, Narrator: Dheeraj Akolkar
  • Composer: Tarali Sarma
  • Editor and Sound: Br Xavier Manickathan
  • Executive Producer: Fr Lukose Cheruvalel
  • Genre: Documentary Short 
  • Duration: 38 minutes
  • Status: Complete

Festivals & Awards

  • Best Script and Best Editing by the Indian Documentary Producers’ Association, 2005, Mumbai, India
  • The River to River Indian Film Festival, Florence, Italy 2005