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Anubha Gupta, Bharati Devi, Manoranjan Bhattacharya, Ajit Prakash
Salil Chowdhury, Raichand Boral
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Swami Vivekananda (1955 film) Wikipedia
Swami Vivekananda was a Hindi language Indian feature film produced and directed by Amar Mullick and starring Ajit Prakash, Bharati Devi, Anubha Gupta Manoranjan Bhattachary etc. The film was based on the biography of Indian Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda. The film is considered a "faithful and memorable documentation feature" on Vivekananda.
The eventful life of Swami Vivekananda, his teachings, thoughts, contribution towards society and his relation with his teacher Ramakrishna Paramahamsa are shown in this film. The film has captured different events from his life starting from childhood days to his college days, meeting with his master Ramakrishna at Dakshineswar, relationship with Ramakrishna, austerities undertaken by him and other monastic disciples of Ramakrishna etc.
The film directed by Amar Mullick has the following main cast.Ajit PrakashBharati DeviAnubha GuptaManoranjan Bhattacharya
The film was produced by Amar Mallick Productions and directed by Amar Mallick). The music of the film was composed by Rai Chand Boral (known as R.C. Boral) of the New Theatres and Salil Choudhury.
There are three sound tracks sung by Asha Bhosle and K J Yesudas.
The film was released in 1955 and received mainly positive reviews from critics. According to The Indian Express, the film is a "faithful and memorable documentation feature" on Swami Vivekananda. T. M. Ramachandran, wrote in his book 70 years of Indian cinema, 1913-1983, the film "will ever remain enshrined in the memories of the viewers. The film brought to graphic view the exploits of this cyclonic sage of India".
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