The story is set in India in the mid-19th century when the British were imposing a suppressive rule over the many religious sects. Nilakantha, the leader of one of these forbidden sects, is secretly bringing up his daughter Lakme as a priestess, to be worshipped as divine by his followers.
|Genre:||Opera/Operetta, Music Video (Concert/Performance)|
|Starring:||Huguette Tourangeau, Isobel Buchanan, Joan Sutherland, Jennifer Bermingham, Rosina Raisbeck, Clifford Grant, Graeme Ewer|
|Run Time:||155 minutes|