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Mahabharat (1965)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A dynastic struggle between the collateral branches of the Kuru clan, the Kauravas and Pandavas, for the throne of Hastinapur leads to the Kurukshetra War.

Director:

Babubhai Mistry (as Babubhai Mistri)

Writers:

Pandit Madhur (screenplay), C.K. Mast (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Abhi Bhattacharya ... Shri Krishna
Pradeep Kumar ... Arjun
Padmini ... Draupadi
Dara Singh ... Bhimsen
Manher Desai ... Karn
Bhushan Tiwari ... Duryodhan
Jeevan ... Shakuni
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mumtaz Begum Mumtaz Begum ... Gandhari
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)
Moolchand Moolchand ... Maharaj Jarasandh
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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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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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Mono

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