Written by J.M. Prahlad and directed by P.R. Ramdas Naidu, `Hejjegalu` is about how Chaitra rises above her poverty and changes her surroundings. Despite her circumstances and being born to an irresponsible father, Chaitra`s conviction and hard work help her make a change and inspire other children as well. This critically acclaimed children`s film received the Swarna Kamal for the Best Children`s Film.