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Maya Bazaar (1957)

Balarama promises Subhadra to get his daughter married to her son. When he loses his kingdom to the Kaurava's, Balarama has no choice but to break his promise.

Director:

Kadiri Venkata Reddy (as Kadri Venkata Reddy)

Writers:

Chakrapani (screen adaptation), Pingali Nagendra Rao (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri ... Lord Krishna
S.V. Ranga Rao S.V. Ranga Rao ... Ghatotkajudu
Savitri ... Sasirekha
Gemini Ganesan ... Abhimanyu
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao ... Abhimanyu
Rushyendramani Rushyendramani ... Subhadra
Seeta Rama Anjaneyulu Chilakalapudi Seeta Rama Anjaneyulu Chilakalapudi ... Sakhuni
Nambiar Nambiar ... Sakuni
K.A. Thangavelu ... Lakhmana Kumaran (as Thangavelu)
Relangi Venkatramaiah Relangi Venkatramaiah ... Laxmana Kumarudu
Balasubramaniam D. Balasubramaniam D. ... Balaram
Gummadi Gummadi ... Balarama
Sandhya ... Rukmini
Chhaya Devi ... Revathi
Suryakantham Suryakantham ... Hidimbi
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Storyline

The story revolves around the characters in the Hindu Epic "The Mahabharata" and is set in Dwaraka, the hometown of Lord Krishna (NTR). Arjuna's son Abhimanyu(ANR) falls in love with Balarama's daughter Sasirekha(Savitri). When the Pandava's lose their kingdom in the infamous game of dice to the Kaurava's, Balarama promises his daughters hand to Duryodhana's son, there by breaking the promise made to Subhadra(Abhimanu's mother and Balarama's sister). The rest of the movie is how Bhima's son Ghatotkacha(SVR) helps the lovers unite with his magic. Written by Chandu Parimi

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu | Tamil | Hindi

Release Date:

27 March 1957 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantasy Bazaar See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Vijaya Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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Trivia

All the top stars of the day acted in this move. But the movie belongs to Savitri and SV Ranga Rao. As Sasirekha and Gatotkacha, they excelled. Savitri playing a manly role is seen to be believed. SV Ranga Roa sings the evergreen 'Vivaha bhojanambu' on screen. See more »

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Version of Mahabharat (2013) See more »

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Best movie ever
24 September 2005 | by malipalliSee all my reviews

You are not alone in thinking this is the best movie ever made, rgulla. In a poll conducted in AP, this movie was voted the best telugu movie ever made, and I totally agree.

What makes this movie fascinating is, in my opinion, this is only movie ever made that speaks to all ages at the same time. Harry potter is a children's' movie, we all know that. Similarly there are adult, young people's movies etc. But this is the only movie that a child can see for the magic and Gatothkacha. A young adult will watch the love story, and finally, an older adult will see the interaction between the two families, the politics that are played out. To top it off, for the retired person, this is a religious movie! No other movie, in any other language, is able to reach out to every moviegoer of every age.


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