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Shivaji Maharaj: Shivaji’s Indelible Mark In Cinema

Shivaji Maharaj: Shivaji’s Indelible Mark In Cinema

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The whole world is familiar with the heroic saga of the great patriot, efficient administrator, and the mighty Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha Empire, was born on 19 February 1630 in Shivneri fort. This fort is in Junnar village near Pune in Maharashtra. His mother, Jijabai, was very religious. She used to tell stories of heroism to Shivaji in his childhood. It had an impact on Shivaji's life. Shivaji believed that first the nation, then the guru, then the parents, then the place of God. Toran was the first fort conquered by Shivaji as a Maratha chieftain. By achieving this victory at the age of only 16, he had shown indomitable courage. It is believed that he gave tough competition to the Mughals in the strategy of guerrilla warfare. Films were made on hi...