About the film
Release Date: January 23, 1932
|Genres||:||History, Drama, Music|
|Production Companies||:||Prabhat Film Company|
|Director||:||Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram|
Ayodhyecha Raja, literally "The King of Ayodhya", was the first Marathi talkie. It is based on the mythological story of Raja Harishchandra of Ayodhya and his test by sage Vishwamitra, as recounted in Valmiki's epic, Ramayana. The film was also made as a double-version, Ayodhya Ka Raja (1932) in Hindi, making it the first double version talkie of Indian cinema.