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  • Runtime: 2 hr. 44 min.


The scholarly filmmaker G.V. Iyer here continues his series of films depicting the life stories of important Hindu philosophers and holy men, a task he has been engaged in for many decades. This film follows the life of a 13th-century Brahmin lad who comes to be known as Madhvacharya. As the story opens, he is being trained in his family's traditional monism (all is God), and in the Vedas. When he starts asking unanswerable questions of his teachers, it provokes a furor. However, he upsets his family...more