History[change | change source]
The second Sanskrit film, Bhagavad Gita, was made in 1992 by G.V. Iyer.
Priyamanasam, the third Sanskrit movie, is based on the life of 17th century Keralite poet Unnayi Warrier. The movie was directed by award winning director Vinod Mankara.
Ishti was a Sanskrit socialist film released in 2015 and made by G. Prabh.
There are also some short films made in the Sanskrit language. In 2018 the actor, comedian and short film maker Manoj started working to develop Sanskrit cinema.
Notable Sanskrit movies[change | change source]
- Adi Shankaracharya (1983)
- Bhagavad Gita (1992)
- Priyamanasam (2015)
- Ishti (2015)
- Suryakantha (2017)
- Anurakthi (2018)
- Punyakoti (2018)
Related pages[change | change source]
- Bollywood ("Indian Hollywood" - Hindi, Urdu and Marathi cinema)
- Lollywood (Pakistani cinema)
- Mollywood (Malayalam cinema)
- Tollywood (Telugu cinema)
References[change | change source]
- "Adi Shankaracharya (first Sanskrit film)". Retrieved 2018-02-02.
- Vikram. "Sanskrit cinema:a creative way to revive Sanskrit". NewsGram. Retrieved 2018-02-02.
- अ आ. "First 3D Sanskrit feature film to hit festival circuit". TheHindu. Retrieved 2018-02-02.