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Possibly the most influential Sanskrit dramatist who lived between 425 and 500 AD in India. He is best known through his drama Sakuntala (translated into English by Sir William Jones in 1789), titled after the name of its heroine which recounts a story contained in the Indian Sanskrit epic the Mahabharata. His other famous dramas include ... See full bio »

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Shakuntala Writer
Shakuntala Writer
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 1969 Kumara Sambhavam (poem)
 1966 Shakuntala (play)
 1965 Shakuntala (story)
 1954 Vikram Urvashi (play "Vikramorvashiya")
 1945 Meghdoot (poem "Meghaduta")
 1940 Shakuntala
 1931/II Shakuntala (story)
 1929 Malvikagni Mitra (play)
 1920/II Shakuntala
 1920/I Shakuntala (play)
 1920 Vikram Urvashi (play)

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His drama, "Sakuntala," was adapted into a ballet performance in a Charity Performance in Aid of Asoka-Akbar Health Service production at the Embassy Theatre in London, England with Lotte Berk, Ernest Berk, Fernau Hall, Peter Fisk, Ronald Bruce, Santosh Kashyap, James White, and Chandra Sankar in the cast.

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