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    Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films, Opening Film Satakarni

  • When
    24 November 17:30 - 20:30
  • EFIFD 2017 opens with an opulent historical war drama set in 1st Century CE on the rise and consolidation of the first pan-Indian empire by a warrior king from the southern parts of the Indian sub-continent, Satakarni. This authentically researched epic biography
    depicts life and times under a ‘unique’ Indian dynasty of kings that took their identity from their mother. Satakarni’s coronation as the Emperor of 33 Indian kingdoms was commemorated with the launch of a new calendar system still in vogue in parts of southern and western India.
    Tickets £6.00 (£4.50 concessions)
    Certificate 15
    Post-screening Public Q & A with the Director Krish Jagarlamudi.