Upcoming Movies about Ananda

Finding Happiness

Real transformation comes from within—Finding Happiness is a movie that will change the way you think about life. A story of personal transformation and inner freedom.

To see the trailer, interviews, photos and more information, visit the Finding Happiness website.

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A film that brings a new perspective to docudrama, Finding Happiness presents real people living dynamic, harmonious lives in real communities around the world, viewed through the eyes of a fictional magazine journalist Juliet Palmer.


 

The Answer

The powerful true story of one man’s awakening.

The project revolves around the creation of a biopic which focuses on the life of J. Donald Walters—also known as Swami Kriyananda—one of the few direct disciples of the great Indian master Paramhansa Yogananda. Yogananda since the 30s spread yoga, not only as a discipline of psychological well-being, but as a system of life based on simple living and high spiritual ideals, a philosophy to be known and understood by Westerners.

Kriyananda, in his 20s, traveled across the country to devote his life to Yogananda after reading Yogananda’s much acclaimed book Autobiography of a Yogi.

From the movie, The Answer: Yogananda and Kriyananda

“Mumbai-based Kriya Films launched their finished feature film The Answer, which tells the story of James Donald Walters, who became Swami Kriyananda, a disciple of Paramhamsa Yogananda who penned Autobiography of a Yogi.

“It is an epic motion picture that presents for the first time on the cinematic screen one of the most widely known and revered spiritual masters of our times – Paramhamsa Yogananda – in his own words through his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda,” said producer Kaveeta Oberoi Kaul.

The Answer…[is] aggressively positioned [as] a new era of filmmaking from India at Cannes.

(“Salman, Shahrukh, Aamir films wow buyers at Cannes: Khan-starrers, biopics wow buyers at Cannes”)

For more information, trailers, interviews and photos, see The Answer website.

A still from the movie, featuring Victor Banerjee as Yogananda and Leonidas Gulaptis as J. Donald Walters (Swami Kriyananda).


 

 Yogananda the Movie

Yogananda the Movie