Photo of L.V. Sharada Rao L.V. Sharada Rao

L.V. Sharada Rao in Adi Shankaracharya

Adi Shankaracharya

1983 NR

This portrait of the life of a Hindu holy man from the 8th century A.D. stars S.D. Bennerji and features music by M. Balmurali Krishna. Follow the short life of the man often called "Shankara," who brought together many castes and many Indians in religious thought. As a simple sanyasi or traveling monk, he was revered wherever he went and started a monastic order in his teens.