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Brahma Vishnu Mahesh (1971)

  • Release Date1971
  • GenreDrama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time130 MINS
  • Length3708.77 metres
  • Number of Reels14
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number102846
  • Certificate Date11/11/1982 (Re-certification)
  • Shooting LocationFilmalaya, Asha, Prakash, Jyoti Studio

Brahma Vishnu Mahesh the three Super Gods are the eternal causes of creation, Support and Destruction of the Universe according to Hindu mythology.

Once upon a time Narad Muni the sage of the Gods, incites the three Super Goodness Brahmani, Laxmi and Parvati that they are nothing before MahasatiAnasooya, who is greater than any husband Devotee of the world. They send their husband to Anosooya to test her loyalty towards her husband and they find themselves to be infants, crying in the cradle of Anasooya. The three then come to her and repent for their miscalculation about her and ask back for their husbands, but on the insistance of Anasooya to keep all the three as her children with her the three mix in one form of Dattatreya and remain there.

MaharajAayu of Kanchanpuri was a great devotee of Dattatreya and with his blessings he gets a son named Nahush. With the Birth of Nahush-Hund the King of Danavas gets a jerk to his throne and he comes to know from his Guru Shukracharya that his killer has taken birth in the form of Nahush-Hund with a Vengeance to kill the newly born child Nahush, attacks Kanchanpuri and after abducting Nahush from the cradle throws him into the sea but, due to the timely help of Narad Muni he is saved. Narad takes the child to sage Vasishtha and the sage keeps him to bring him up in his Ashram.

Years pass by-Nahush is a Youngman of Twenty now, On the other side the adopted daughter of Shiva and Parvati named Ashok Sundari is also a beautiful maiden of Sixteen now.

Hund the Danavas king sees Ashok Sundari some time and with an intention to marry her. abducts her from Kailash on his Viman. Nahush who at the same time was moving in the jungle for hunting, hears the cry of Ashok Sundari and with his might he makes Hund run away. The first meeting of the young couple creates the Love at first sight and they become for each other for ever and ever.

In spite of opposition from Parvati and Shiva, Ashok Sundari gets married to Nahush with the active help of Narad Muni. As soon as Nahush with the active help of Narad Muni. As soon as Nahush enters the Vasishtha Ashram with his new bride he learns from Vasishtha that Hund has again attacked Kanchanpuri in search of Nahush. He runs to save his parents about whom he comes to know only now, but when he reaches Kanchanpuri with Ashok Sundari he finds Kanchanpuri burning - he  runs in the burning place to save his parents but is surrounded by Fierce fire and looses his eyesight.

[from the official press booklet]



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