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.
Did You Know?
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
Version of Mahabharat