VIDYAPATI (1937)

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On the 14th century poet Vidyapati who belonged to the Vaishnava cult (devoted to the celebration of the romance of Krishna and Radha). The story revolves around Shiva Singha the ruler of Mithila and his old friend Vidyapati who meet during festivities in the capital. The queen Laxmi is moved by Vidyapati's poetry and falls in love with him. When the rumours spread, Laxmi, in an attempt to save the country, is persuaded by the prime minister to take a cup of poison.

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