Therefore, it appears that the Nandas subjugated them. The memory of his wife continued to haunt Nanda who tried to escape from the monastery. The film also marked the debut of comedian Karunas.The score was by Yuvan Shankar Raja and cinematography by R. Rathnavelu. The family faced hard times. When Shakatala, a minister of the last Nanda king, died, his son Sthulabhadra refused to inherit his father's office, and instead became a Jain monk. A hoard of coins found at the site of ancient Pataliputra probably belongs to the Nanda period. He and his wife have three daughters – Sanjana (University of Minnesota CLA Class of 2023), Akshara (Eastview Junior), and Sahasra (8th grader in Falcon Ridge Middle School). Dhundiraja, in his commentary on the Vishnu Purana, names Chandragupta's father as Maurya; he describes Maurya as a son of the Nanda king Sarvatha-siddhi and a hunter's daughter named Mura. 2,778 people follow this. [6][12] Diodorus gives the number of elephants as 4,000. Curtius also states that according to Porus, the Nanda king was despised by his subjects. Later in 52, Ralph Dibny journeys to Nanda Parbat, seeking an audience with Rama Kushna and a way to resurrect his late wife, Sue. The Kuru territory, which included the sacred site of, The Vitihotras, according to the Puranas, were closely associated with the Haihayas. According to the text, this war led to the slaughter of 10,000 elephants; 100,000 horses; 5,000 charioteers; and a billion foot soldiers. [16] An analysis of various historical sources – including the ancient Greek accounts, the Puranas, and the Hathigumpha inscription – suggests that the Nandas controlled eastern India, the Ganges valley, and at least a part of Kalinga. As a choreographer, his debut film was Maalai Pozhudhin Mayakathilaey. [29], The Nanda army did not have the opportunity to face Alexander, whose soldiers mutinied at the Beas River, refusing to go any further in the east. Nanda was born in a Maharashtrian show-business family to Vinayak Damodar Karnataki (Master Vinayak), a successful Marathi actor-producer-director. He is the founder of Nanda Dance Company where people can learn dance from him. The Madras Progressive Union High School, Chennai. Nanda’s height was around 5 ft 4 inches (162 cm) while Nanda’s weight was around 52 kg (114 lbs). Ancient sources differ considerably regarding the names of the Nanda kings, and the duration of their rule, but based on the Buddhist tradition recorded in the Mahavamsa, they appear to have ruled during c. 345–322 BCE, although some theories date the start of their rule to 5th century BCE. [38], Several historical sources refer to the great wealth of the Nandas. He featured as an actor in the movie Pugaipadam (2010) directed by Rajesh Lingam. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. He choreographs in the South Indian films. [6][4], The Puranas, compiled in India in c. 4th century CE (but probably based on earlier sources), also state that the Nandas ruled for two generations. She became a child actress, helping her family by working in films in the early 1950s. D. D. Kosambi theorised that Magadha's monopoly over iron ore mines played a major role in its imperial expansion, but historian Upinder Singh has disputed this theory, pointing out that Magadha did not have a monopoly over these mines, and the iron mining in the historical Magadha region started much later. [5], The Puranas name the dynasty's founder as Mahapadma, and claim that he was the son of the Shaishunaga king Mahanandin. [15], According to the Sri Lankan Buddhist text Mahavamsa, written in Pali language, there were 9 Nanda kings – they were brothers who ruled in succession, for a total of 22 years. [9] He later ousted the sons of the Shaishunaga king Kalashoka (or Kakavarna). According to historian R. C. 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