GORAKH AYA (1938)

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Having witnessed an orgy in the temple, Machhindra goes into the wilderness for seven years (to the Himalayas) to contemplate. Eventually he develops a faith that places woman as the cause of all problems - a faith that spreads throughout India. The Queen of Egypt realising that India, riven by religious struggle, is ripe for plunder, sets up camp on the Indus River. A Rishi girl, is inspired by the Egyptian queen whom she views as a strong woman who sets a positive example for women to follow. When the girl can find no men fit to fight the invaders, she raises an army of women, only to discover that the men, led by Machhindra have beaten the invaders after all. India is divided into two kingdoms, one led by men, the other by women, likely to fight. But Machhindra and the girl fall into each other's arms in the forest.

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