Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage of millions of Hindu worshippers annually) and is centered on the relationship of a young woman with her parents and her lover. The storyline also has a strong religious dimension. Most of the film was shot in Varanasi, with some scenes shot in Mauritius.
Banaras is a 2009 Malayalam musical film by Nemom Pushparaj starring Vineeth, Kavya Madhavan and Navya Nair.
Varanasi, also called Banaras, is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Banaras may also refer to:
- Banaras Colony, a neighbourhood of SITE Town, Karachi, Pakistan
- Banaras (2006 film), a Bollywood movie
- Banaras (2009 film), a Malayalam movie
- Banaras Hindu University
Usage examples of "banaras".
I did my undergraduate work at the University of Banaras in Comparative Literature.
The last time he had heard that truth, it had been in another language, in Banaras, and Donald Holtzer had never been to India.