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Mlavikgnimitram--- What is the story of it?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 28 Mar '13 07:17 pm
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Mlavikgnimitram is a Sanskrit play by Klidsa. It is his first play.
The play tells the story of the love of King Agnimitra, the Shunga king of Vidisha, for the beautiful hand-maiden of his chief queen. He falls in love with the picture of an exiled servant girl named Mlavik. He must resort to the help of his jester and play a game of subterfuge merely to look at the new girl. When the queen discovers her husband's passion for this girl, she becomes infuriated and has Mlavik imprisoned, but as fate would have it, in the end she is discovered to be of royal birth and is accepted as one of his queens.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 28 Mar '13 07:19 pm

 
  
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Kalidasa's play Mlavikgnimitra has as its hero the second Sunga king Agnimitra. This king is known to have ruled around 170 BC, which provides the earliest date for Kalidasa's life. The Aihole Prashasti of 634 AD compares the skill of its composer to Kalidasa's. This becomes the latest date for Kalidasa. In addition, the Indian tradition associates the poet with the court of a king Vikramaditya. Historians generally associate Kalidasa with the reigns of the Gupta kings Chandragupta Vikramditya and his successor, Kumaragupta in the 4th century AD. Chandragupta II is known to have assumed the title of Vikramaditya and reigned over the zenith of the Gupta golden-age.It must be noted that Kalidasa does not mention any king as his patron or any dynasty other than the Sungas in his works. The fact that he named his play about Pururavas and Urvashi as Vikramuurvashiiya, replacing Pururava by Vikrama in the name and calling Pururava by that name in the play, is treated as an indirect tribute t ...more
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Answered by Josna, 28 Mar '13 07:54 pm

 
  
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The first play composed by the great poet Kalidasa is Malavikagnimitram. Often it is called Kalidasa Malavikagnimitram, as an honor to Kalidasa. This beautiful play of intrigue grips its readers and keeps them glued till the very end. The plot of the play is cleverly constructed and it revolves around the King's love interest who is a maid in the royal palace. The construction of love plots and many incidents that make the story move further are commendable and are beautifully described, without deviating from the central theme. A short summary of the play Malavika Agnimitram has been given below.

The plot is a comedy that involves romantic relationships between a King and a humble maid. It is the tale of King Agnimitra's love for Malavika, who is an unheard of maid in the royal palace. It is said that this lady was proficient in dance and music. The way situations crop up between them and the way they handle it amidst confusion and jealousy is applaudable. There are many scenes of ...more
Answered by anil garg, 02 Apr '13 11:13 pm

 
  
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The play tells the story of the love of King Agnimitra, the Shunga king of Vidisha, for the beautiful hand-maiden of his chief queen. He falls in love with the picture of an exiled servant girl named Mlavik. He must resort to the help of his jester and play a game of subterfuge merely to look at the new girl. When the queen discovers her husband's passion for this girl, she becomes infuriated and has Mlavik imprisoned, but as fate would have it, in the end she is discovered to be of royal birth and is accepted as one of his queens.
Answered by Quest, 29 Mar '13 01:22 pm

 
  
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Play by kalidasa
Answered by conviction, 28 Mar '13 07:21 pm

 
  
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What is teh use. u r in anyways going to give ba to ur other id of lipsika
Answered by right sense, 28 Mar '13 07:19 pm

 
  
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