Hint: We will discuss 'Abhijnanasakuntalam' and its writer. 'Abhijnanasakuntalam' is a play in which the story of Shakuntala has been picturized which was taken from epic Mahabharata. She was the daughter of sage Vishwa Mitra. It was translated by Sir William Jones and published in Calcutta.
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First, we will discuss the time in which this masterpiece was written. Literature was revived during the Gupta period. Gupta emperors made Sanskrit their official language. They ordered that all the official documents and inscriptions should be written only in the Sanskrit language.
The Gupta age was known as the Golden Age of Classical Sanskrit Literature. This language gave birth to a number of poets, dramatists, prose writers, and playwrights. The most prominent amongst them were the following:
Kalidasa was one of the renowned Classical Sanskrit writers is Kalidasa. He is widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. Three plays were written by him among which
Abhijnanasakuntalam is generally regarded as a masterpiece. It was translated into English and it is the first one to be translated and has since been translated into many languages.
So, the correct answer is Option B.
Note: Malavikagnimitra is a Sanskrit play by Kalidasa. The Malavika and Agnimitra were among the principal characters of the play Malavikagnimitra. The play is a five-act drama based on king Agnimitra's love for a beautiful girl Malavika. Vikramorvasiyam ("Pertaining to Vikrama and Urvashi") tells the story of mortal King Pururavas and celestial nymph Urvashi who fall in love.