Ashtavakra

Story of a special child with a single parent mother set in the Upanishadic times and recalled in the epic of Mahabharata.

Sketches of the system of Gurukula and scholastic debate can be seen.
Director: Anupama Hoskere
Lyrics: Shatavadhani Dr. R Ganesh, Anupama Hoskere
Music Direction: Mahesh Swamy
Playwright: Anupama & Vidyashankar Hoskere

DETAILS

Kannada

Dialogue

Music

Duration

60 mins
English/Kannada/Sanskrit
Kannada

Images

Sutradhaara from Ashtavakra
Sutradhaara from Ashtavakra

Puppet crafted by Anupama Hoskere

Ashtavakra, Shvetaketu and Vandi in the court of King Janaka
Ashtavakra, Shvetaketu and Vandi in the court of King Janaka

Ashtavakra debates with Vandi, son of Lord Varuna

Kahola with Maharshi Uddalaka
Kahola with Maharshi Uddalaka

Kahola is the father if Ashtavakra, a disciple of Maharshi Uddalaka

Sutradhaara from Ashtavakra
Sutradhaara from Ashtavakra

Puppet crafted by Anupama Hoskere

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