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Diksha = initiation

Author: Arun KaulU R Anantha MurthyNana PatekarManohar SinghRajashri SawantAll authors
Publisher: Jackson Heights, N.Y. : Sky Entertainment, [2003?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Hindi : Digitally mastered versionView all editions and formats
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In a small village in India Acharya Udupa, a Vedic scholar teaches a few selected aspirants. Also living with him is Yamuna, his young daughter, a widow, who is in love with the local schoolmaster. One night, during Acharya's absence from the village, Yamuna has an intimate meeting with her lover and becomes pregnant, and a target for the full, terrible fury of the orthodox society.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arun Kaul; U R Anantha Murthy; Nana Patekar; Manohar Singh; Rajashri Sawant; Ashish Mishra; Doordarshan (Television station : New Delhi, India); Sky Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52362877
Language Note: In Hindi with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Credits: Story, Dr. U.R. Anantha Murthy ; cinematography, A.K. Bir ; editor, Adesh Verma ; music, Mohinderjit Singh.
Performer(s): Cast: Nana Patekar, Manohar Singh, Rajashri Sawant, Ashish Mishra.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Initiation
Responsibility: [presented by] NFDC & Doordarshan ; directed by Arun Kaul.

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In a small village in India Acharya Udupa, a Vedic scholar teaches a few selected aspirants. Also living with him is Yamuna, his young daughter, a widow, who is in love with the local schoolmaster. One night, during Acharya's absence from the village, Yamuna has an intimate meeting with her lover and becomes pregnant, and a target for the full, terrible fury of the orthodox society.

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