Hindu mythological and devotional cinema

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Hindu mythological and devotional cinema refers to films based on the Puranas and Hindu literature. Up to 1923, 70% of Indian films belonged to this genre. However, after a number of such films started failing, the film industry began experimenting with other genres such as historical dramas and "socials" - films with contemporary settings.[1][2][3]

There have been several successful Indian film related to Hinduism, some of which have mythological references.[4]

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Following list is arranged alphabetically:

Year Film Language
1990 Aadi Velli Tamil
1971 Aathi Parasakthi Tamil
1986 Aayiram Kannudayaal Tamil
1948 Abhimanyu Tamil
1983 Adi Shankaracharya Sanskrit
1972 Agathiyar Tamil
1935 Alli Arjuna Tamil
1995 Ammoru Telugu
1942 Ananthasayanam Tamil
2003 Annai Kaligambal Tamil
1997 Annamayya Telugu
2012 Arjun: The Warrior Prince Hindi
1964 Arunagirinathar Tamil
1971 Arutperunjothi Tamil
2014 Avatharam Telugu
1964 Babruvahana Telugu
1977 Babruvahana Kannada
2011 Badrinath Telugu
2007 Bal Ganesh Hindi
2009 Bal Ganesh 2 Hindi
1972 Bala Bharatam Telugu
1954 Bedara Kannappa Kannada
1976 Bhakta Kannappa Telugu
1946 Bhakta Prahlad Hindi
1932 Bhakta Prahlada Telugu
1942 Bhakta Prahlada Telugu
1967 Bhakta Prahlada Telugu
1983 Bhakta Prahlada Kannada
1960 Bhakta Raghunath Telugu
1973 Bhakta Tukaram Telugu
1948 Bhaktha Jana Tamil
1957 Bhaktha Markandeya Tamil
1942 Bhaktha Naradar Tamil
1966 Bhimanjaneya Yuddham Telugu
1936 Bhishma Tamil
1962 Bhishma Telugu
1940 Bhookailas Telugu
1958 Bhookailas Telugu
1958 Bhookailasa Kannada
1919 Bilwamangal Silent
1991 Brahmarshi Vishwamitra Telugu
1977 Chakradhari Telugu
1965 Chandrahasa Kannada
1958 Chenchu Lakshmi Telugu Tamil
1956 Chintamani Telugu
1977 Daana Veera Soora Karna Telugu
1962 Dakshayagnam Telugu
2008 Dashavatar Hindi
1976 Dasavatharam Tamil
1960 Dashavathara Kannada
1960 Deepavali Telugu
1977 Devathalara Deevinchandi Telugu
1999 Devi Telugu
1980 Devi Dharisanam Tamil
2001 Devi Putrudu Telugu
1974 Devi Sri Karumariamman Tamil
2000 Devullu Telugu
2019 Dharmaprabhu Tamil
1972 Dheivam Tamil
1990 Engal Swamy Ayyappan Tamil
1973 Ganga Gowri Tamil
2008 Ghatothkach Hindi
1995 Ghatotkachudu Telugu
1979 Gnana Kuzhandhai Tamil
2001 Grama Devathe Kannada
2005 Hanuman Hindi
1951 Hanuman Patal Vijay Hindi
2018 Hanuman vs Mahiravana Hindi Tamil
1968 Harichandra Tamil
1955 Harishchandra Malayalam
1985 Harishchandra Shaibya Bengali
1961 Indrajeet (Sati Sulochana) Telugu
1990 Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari Telugu
2013 Jagadguru Adi Shankara Telugu
1975 Jai Santoshi Maa Hindi
1939 Jothi Tamil
1941 Kacha Devayani Tamil
1954 Kalahasti Mahatyam Telugu
1974 Kaliyuga Kannan Tamil
1978 Kanchi Kamakshi Tamil
1967 Kandhan Karunai Tamil
1979 Kanthar Alangaram Tamil
2000 Kann Thirandhu Paaramma Tamil
1971 Kannan Karunai Tamil
1998 Kannathal Tamil
1973 Karaikkal Ammaiyar Tamil
1964 Karnan Tamil
1958 Karthavarayuni Katha Telugu
1958 Kathavarayan Tamil
1993 Kollura Sri Mookambika Kannada
1973 Komatha En Kulamatha Tamil
2001 Kottai Mariamman Tamil
2006 Krishna Hindi
2012 Krishna Aur Kans Hindi
1949 Krishna Bhakthi Tamil
1961 Krishna Kuchela Malayalam
1950 Krishna Vijayam Tamil
1943 Kubera Kuchela Tamil
1936 Kuchela Tamil
2019 Kurukshetra Kannada
1977 Kurukshetram Telugu
1997 Lav Kush Hindi
1963 Lava Kusa Telugu
1950 Maaya Rambha Telugu
2013 Mahabharat Hindi
2005 Mahasadhvi Mallamma Kannada
1965 Mahasathi Anasuya Kannada
1962 Mahaveera Bheeman Tamil
1959 Mahishasura Mardini Kannada
1939 Manickavasagar Tamil
1966 Mantralaya Mahatme Kannada
1999 Maya Trilingual
1957 Mayabazar Telugu Tamil
1975 Maya Maschindra Telugu
1989 Meenakshi Thiruvilayadal Tamil
1945 Meera Tamil
1986 Mel Maruvathoor Arpudhangal Tamil
2020 Mookuthi Amman Tamil
1973 Mooroovare Vajragalu Kannada
1977 Murugan Adimai Tamil
2006 My Friend Ganesha Hindi
2008 My Friend Ganesha 2 Hindi
2010 My Friend Ganesha 3 Hindi
2000 Nagalingam Tamil
2001 Nageswari Tamil
1976 Nagin Hindi
2022 Nainai Nagapooshani Amman (upcoming) Tamil
1959 Nala Damayanthi Tamil
1986 Nambinar Keduvathillai Tamil
1942 Nandanar Tamil
1963 Nartanasala Telugu
1985 Navagraha Nayagi Tamil
1964 Navakoti Narayana Kannada
2013 Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham Tamil
1974 Nomu Telugu
2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya Telugu
2002 Padai Veetu Amman Tamil
2000 Palayathu Amman Tamil
2010 Panchakshari Telugu
1965 Pandava Vanavasam Telugu
2000 Pandavas: The Five Warriors English
1957 Panduranga Mahatyam Telugu
1950 Parijatham Tamil
1967 Parvathi Kalyana Kannada
1936 Pattinathar Tamil
1962 Pattinathar Tamil
1949 Pavalakodi Tamil
2002 Pilisthe Palukutha Telugu
1944 Poompavai Tamil
2000 Pottu Amman Tamil
1965 Prameelarjuneeyam Telugu
1933 Radha Krishna Bengali
2000 Rajakali Amman Tamil
1913 Raja Harishchandra Silent
1985 Raja Rishi Tamil
1967 Ram Rajya Hindi
1964 Ramadasu Telugu
2010 Ramayana: The Epic Hindi
1996 Ramayanam Telugu
2007 Return of Hanuman Hindi
1978 Rudhra Thaandavam Tamil
1992 Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam Malayalam
1958 Sampoorna Ramayanam Tamil
1971 Sampoorna Ramayanam Telugu
1936 Sant Tukaram Marathi
1969 Saptaswaralu Telugu
1958 Sarangadhara Tamil
1966 Saraswathi Sabatham Tamil
1986 Sarvam Sakthimayam Tamil
1957 Sati Anasuya Telugu
1967 Sati Sumathi Telugu
1965 Sathi Savithri Kannada
1967 Sathi Sukanya Kannada
1978 Sati Savitri Telugu
1957 Sati Savitri Telugu
1965 Satya Harishchandra Kannada
1965 Satya Harishchandra Telugu
1977 Satyavan Savithri Malayalam
1944 Seeta Rama Jananam Telugu
1960 Seeta Rama Kalyanam Telugu
1991 Sendhoora Devi Tamil
1990 Shabarimale Swamy Ayyappa Kannada
1972 Shakthi Leelai Tamil
1966 Shakuntala Telugu
1939 Shantha Sakku Bai Tamil
1988 Shiva Mecchida Kannappa Kannada
1992 Shivanaga Kannada
1955 Shivasharane Nambekka Kannada
1954 Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Hindi
1976 Sita Kalyanam Telugu
2012 Sons of Ram Hindi English
1982 Sree Ayyappanum Vavarum Malayalam
1962 Sreerama Pattabhishekam Malayalam
2004 Sri Anjaneyam Telugu
2002 Sri Bannari Amman Tamil
1985 Sri Datta Darsanam Telugu
1977 Sri Krishna Leela Tamil
1958 Sri Krishna Maya Telugu
1966 Sri Krishna Pandaveeyam Telugu
1971 Sri Krishna Rukmini Satyabhama Kannada
1971 Sri Krishna Satya Telugu
1966 Sri Krishna Tulabharam Telugu
1971 Sri Krishna Vijayamu Telugu
1972 Sri Krishnanjaneya Yuddham Telugu
1996 Sri Krishnarjuna Vijayam Telugu
1963 Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddhamu Telugu
1967 Sri Krishnavataram Telugu
1950 Sri Lakshmamma Katha Telugu
1979 Sri Madvirata Parvam Telugu
2001 Sri Manjunatha Telugu Kannada
1985 Sri Raghavendrar Tamil
2001 Sri Raja Rajeshwari Tamil
1978 Sri Rama Pattabhishekam Telugu
2011 Sri Rama Rajyam Telugu
2006 Sri Ramadasu Telugu
1963 Sri Ramanjaneya Yuddha Kannada
1975 Sri Ramanjaneya Yuddham Telugu
1938 Sri Ramanujar Tamil
1964 Sri Satyanarayana Mahathyam Telugu
1986 Sri Shirdi Saibaba Mahathyam Telugu
1974 Sri Srinivasa Kalyana Kannada
1979 Sri Tirupati Venkateswara Kalyanam Telugu
1945 Sri Valli Tamil
1961 Sri Valli Tamil
2014 Sri Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari Charitra Telugu
1960 Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam Telugu
1979 Sri Vinayaka Vijayamu Telugu
1984 Srimadvirat Veerabrahmendra Swami Charitra Telugu
1993 Srinatha Kavi Sarvabhowmudu Telugu
1951 Sudarshan Tamil
1941 Surya Puthri Tamil
1975 Swami Ayyappan Malayalam Tamil
1982 Thaai Mookaambikai Tamil
2001 Thaalikaatha Kaaliamman Tamil
1938 Thayumanavar Tamil
1968 Thirumal Perumai Tamil
1973 Thirumalai Deivam Tamil
1970 Thirumalai Thenkumari Tamil
1972 Thiruneelakandar Tamil
1939 Thiruneelakantar Tamil
1975 Thiruvarul Tamil
1967 Thiruvarutchelvar Tamil
1965 Thiruvilaiyadal Tamil
1938 Thukkaram Tamil
1969 Thunaivan Tamil
1961 Tulsi Vivah Hindi
1968 Uma Chandi Gowri Shankarula Katha Telugu
1963 Valmiki Telugu
1963 Valmiki Kannada
1978 Varuvan Vadivelan Tamil
1941 Vedavathi Alladhu Seetha Jananam Tamil
1968 Veeranjaneya Telugu
1965 Veera Abhimanyu Tamil
1965 Veerabhimanyu Telugu
1949 Veer Ghatotkach Hindi
1974 Vellikizhamai Viratham Tamil
1979 Velum Mayilum Thunai Tamil
1987 Velundu Vinaiyillai Tamil
1996 Vetri Vinayagar Tamil
1957 Vinayaka Chaviti Telugu
1975 Yashoda Krishna Telugu
1938 Yayathi Tamil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daniel Biltereyst; Philippe Meers; Richard Maltby, eds. (2011). Explorations in New Cinema History. Wiley. pp. 303–305.
  2. ^ Narayan, Hari (2019-03-02). "'Deities and Devotees — Cinema, Religion and Politics in South India' review: The god in Telugu films". The Hindu (in en-IN). ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-09-15.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  3. ^ Krishnaswamy, Dr S. (2013-09-26). "Made a social impact". The Hindu (in en-IN). ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-09-15.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  4. ^ Ramnath, Nandini. "Prophets and profit: The miraculous world of Indian devotional films". Scroll.in. Retrieved 2021-03-23.