The (silent) Film Adi Shankaracharya

Birgit Kellner birgit.kellner at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Mon Jun 1 20:28:30 UTC 2009

franco at RZ.UNI-LEIPZIG.DE wrote:
> Glasenapp (Phil.d.Ind. 111) reports having seen a movie about 
> Shankara's life in Calcutta in 1928. Given the date it must have been 
> a silent movie and apparently a very long one (the screening took all 
> night).
> Best wishes
> EF
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This would have been "Shankaracharya" by Kaliprasad Ghosh (born 1889), 
which came out in 1927. The IMDB even has a cast list for it 
(, but n information about its 
length ...


Birgit Kellner

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