King Munja (Sohrab Modi), ruler of Avantipur; is a famed warrior and patron of arts. Munja falls into the hands of his arch enemy Tailangan king Tailap (Sankatha Prasad), who received assistance from Bhillamraj (K.N.Singh), the king of Dharavati. Tailap orders that Munja be put to death but is held back by Tailap's powerful sister Mrinalvati (Durga Khote), a widow who first wants to break Munja's spirit but falls in love with him. Learning of Munja's plan to escape with Mrinalvati, Tailap has Munja trampled to death by his elephants. Mrinalvati opts to die with Munja.