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Rajgir

India, 1963 (MIFF 1966, Programme B)

Director: G. P. Asthana

This film depicts the ancient glory of the historic city of Rajgriha, once the capital of the Magadh Empire. It is closely associated with the life and teachings of Buddha, and famous as a seat of learning.

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