No photo available. Represent Valmiki? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 55,489 this week

Valmiki (I)

Valmiki was the composer of the first Sanskrit poem (the Adikavya) known the world over as the epic Ramayana (Story of Lord Rama), hence he is called the Adikavi or First Poet - the Poet of Poets of India. He was born along the banks of the Ganges in ancient India to a sage by the name of Prachetasa. His birth name was Ratnakara. He apparently got ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Valmiki? Add or change photos

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Valmiki's work have you seen?

User Polls

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (36 credits)
 2008 Sita Sings the Blues (book "The Ramayana")
 2002 Ramayan (TV Mini-Series) (story)
 1989 Luv Kush (TV Series) (writer)
 1986 Ramayan (TV Series) (story)
 1985 Ramayana (story)
 1981 Ramayan (story)
 1980 Ramayan (story)
 1977 Kanchana Sita (story)
 1977 Seeta Rama Vanavasam (story)
 1974 Sree Rama Anjaneya Yuddham (story "Ramayana")
 1973 Sampoorna Ramayan (story)
 1971 Sampoorna Ramayanam (story)
 1969 Shri Rama Katha (story)
 1961 Ram Lila (story "Ramayana")
 1961 Sampoorna Ramayana (story)
 1957 Ram Hanuman Yuddha (story "Ramayana")
 1956 Bal Ramayan (story "Ramayana")
 1949 Lord Rama's Wedding (story "Ramayana")
 1943 Ram Rajya (story "Ramayana")
 1936 Sampoorna Ramayanam (story)
 1934 Ramayan (story)
 1933 Ramayan (story)
 1932 Ayodhyecha Raja (author Ramayana)
 1932 Ramayanam (story)
 1925 Sati Tara (story)
 1924 Ram Ravan Yuddha (story)
 1924 Seeta Vanavas (story)
 1923 Mahi Ravana (story)
 1923 Vali Sugriv (story)
 1922 Ramayan (story)
 1920 Seeta Swayamvar (story)
 1918 Ram Vanwas (story)
 1917 Lanka Dahan (story)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Author of the great Indian epic 'Ramayana' which chronicles the story of Prince Rama (who it is believed lived about 7000 years ago).

Nickname:

Adikavi

Message Boards

Discuss Valmiki on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page