My Friend Ganesha

Hindi Animation Film: My Friend Ganesha


Producer: Koffee Break Pictures


Director: Rajiv S Ruia


Animated Characters:  Child Ganesha and Mouse


Live:  Parents, Boy, Maid and others


Starring: Kiran Jhanjhani, Sheetal Shah, Upasan Singh and Master Ehsaas




The story revolves around a family of four members – Aaditya (father), Aarti (mother), Ashu (eight year old son), Aditi (father’s sister) and a maid (Gangutai). The parents of the boy are too involved in their daily lives and hence cannot give much time to the boy who always feels lonely.


He would only get to be with the maid. On one rainy day the boy saves a mouse from drowning and saves his life. He brings the small mouse home and tells the maid about it. She is very happy tells the boy that he has saved Lord Ganesha’s pet ride. The boy not being able to understand Gangutai explains to him the full episode of Lord Ganesha and Muskhraj and also that he is his friend.


Ashu gets sad and tells Gangubai that he is also alone and needs a friend on which she tells him that Ganesha can be his friend. The boy gets excited at this thought. It was a period when the family was going through crisis and this coincided with the forthcoming Ganesha Festival.


Gangutai somehow convinces everyone to bring Ganesha home this festival. Ashu is very excited, Ganesha comes in their home and things started turning around in their family, Ganesha becomes Ashu’s friend and together with him solves various problems of their family.