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The respective works of Phalke and Tilak seem to have been in conversain the potential of modern technology and of how it could help in his struggle appropriated the movies as part of their political culture. For example, mythologicals were screened at mandap gatherings, before meetings, and during Ganesh spired by the Ramayana, Shri Nath Patankar, was known as Tilak’s personal agent Mahabarata-inspired Keechaka Vadham

mythological, despite being the product of Tilak’s regionalist political philoso-

especially mythologicals, did not fade despite the growth in popularity of historical and social movies, which were equally nationalistic. Mythologicals enjoyed a

for most of the movies. as a vector of messages and ideas. Moreover, that an indigenous and national cinematographic project could have enjoyed such autonomy in a colonial context illustrates how India was a colony that was striving for change. In other colonies,

their desire for change and liberation. Asked to sum up his career, he expressed popular genre of the day, it is possible to ask what exactly this picture entailed. Ancient Modern Times In his thirteenth century memoirs, the Persian traveling poet Sadi recounts

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Canons IX:2  

Personal Study, Personal Religion McGill University Undergraduate Journal of Religious Studies

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