Bollywood rarely produces mythological movies. But movies like Hanuman and Bal Ganesh do encourage film-makers to present stories from mythology in an animation format. Bal Ganesh 2, directed by Pankaj Sharma, encompasses three different stories, all pertaining to Lord Ganesha, in one film and the outcome is gratifying.
For the viewer, Bal Ganesh 2 is not merely an interesting cinematic experience, but enlightening too. Also, when compared to the first part [Bal Ganesh], Bal Ganesh 2 is a step ahead, in terms of content and animation.
Bal Ganesh 2 updates you with what you witnessed in its first part: The birth of Lord Ganesha and the confrontation with Lord Shiva; Lord Kubera's invitation to Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesha and Lord Ganesha's voracious appetite; Lord Ganesha taking the round of His universe, His parents...