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Mahabharat (1965)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Pandu and Dhirtrashtra are two brothers who rule Hastinapur. Pandu gets married to Kunti, who conceives five sons and names them Yudhister, Bhimsen, Arjun, Nakul and Sahdev, while ... See full summary »

Director:

Babubhai Mistry (as Babubhai Mistri)

Writers:

Pandit Madhur (screenplay), C.K. Mast (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pradeep Kumar ... Arjun / Brihanalla
Padmini ... Draupadi / Sairantri
Dara Singh ... Bhimsen
Abhi Bhattacharya ... Shri Krishna
Manher Desai ... Karn
Bhushan Tiwari ... Duryodhan
Arvind Pandya Arvind Pandya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mumtaz Begum Mumtaz Begum ... Gandhari
Jeevan ... Shakuni
Tiger Joginder Tiger Joginder ... (as Tiger Jogindersingh)
Jeevan Kala Jeevan Kala ... (as Jeevankala)
Anoop Kumar ... Uttara's brother
Raj Kumar Raj Kumar
Madhumati Madhumati
Maruti Maruti ... Uluk (as Maruti Rao)

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Pandu and Dhirtrashtra are two brothers who rule Hastinapur. Pandu gets married to Kunti, who conceives five sons and names them Yudhister, Bhimsen, Arjun, Nakul and Sahdev, while Dhirtrashtra, who is blind, gets married to Gandhari, and gives birth to a 100 sons, including Duryodhan and Dushasan. Gandhari's brother, Shakuni, also resides with them. After Pandu passes away, Dhirtrashtra decides to bequeath the empire to Yudhister much to the chagrin of Duryodhan, who plots with Shakuni to kill them in a palace made of wax, but the brothers and Kunti manage to escape and live incognito in a forest where Bhimsem meets with, Hidimba, slays her demon brother, Hidimb, gets married to her and sires a son, an illusionist, Ghatotkach. The brothers do reveal their identity when Arjun wins a competition at Panchal to wed Draupadi defeating Duryodhan, Dushashan, Jarasandh and others. Kunti unwittingly asks the brothers to share Draupadi, as she had in a previous birth as Devi Maa Parvati, prayed... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Version of Suryaputra Karn (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Champakali chup chup jaye re, jhanke chori chori laaj nahin aaye re
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Bharat Vyas
Music by Chitragupta
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

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A. G. Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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