The Light: Swami Vivekananda (2013)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 25 mins

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The eventful life of Swami Vivekananda has been captured in this movie illuminating the journey of his eventual transformation from a young boy Narendra Nath Datta to world preacher Swami Vivekananda. Different events from his life starting from his childhood days to his meeting with the mystic saint Ramakrishna at Dakshineswar, Vivekananda's travel to Northern India, travel to the West (America, Europe), meeting with Sister Nivedita, and his works in India have been captured, thereby building his journey from being Narendranath to Vivekananda in bits and pieces.

Cast: Courtney Stephens, Deep Bhattacharya, Gargi Roy Choudhury, Premankur Chattopadhyay

Crew: Utpal Sinha (Director), Utpal Sinha (Director of Photography), Hari Charan Verma (Music Director), Nachiketa Chakraborty (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: History

Release Dates: 23 Aug 2013 (India)

Hindi Name: दी लाइट: स्वामी विवेकानंदा

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as Sister Nivedita
as Swami Vivekananda
as Sarada Devi
as Ramakrishna
as Moina Bai
as Vishwanath Datta
as Bhuvaneswari Devi
as Young Narendranath Datta




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Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies)
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