Kings, lovers and thieves

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  • Creator [distributed] by University of California, Berkeley, Center for Media and Independent Learning ; produced and directed by Bob Madley
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Berkeley, CA : University of California, Extension Media Center, 1997.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (35 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm39642616
  • Credits
    • Narrator: Bob Madley
    • Narration written by Sanjay Iyer, Bob Madley


  • Documentary shows a filmic representation of a rare behind-the-scenes look at India's improvisational and often bawdy form of folk opera, Nautanki and Khyal. These forms of travelling roadside folk theater unfolds well known stories.


  • Originally produced in India in 1995, by Take Me out to Nautanki Pictures.
  • VHS format.
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