Akashwani (1934)

India,
151m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono

An Indian fantasy film directed by Bhalji Pendharkar.

Plot Summary

The evil Kans plans to marry Devaki to Dikpal, the commander of the armies of the warlord Magadh. The people of Mathura live in fear of Magadh who plans to destroy their city. So they plot to foil Kans' scheme and Devaki marries a beggar, Vasudev and hear a prophecy from that tells how Devaki's eighth son Krishna will eventually kill Kans.

Credits

Crew
Director: Bhalji Pendharkar
Kolhapur Cinetone
Script: Bhalji Pendharkar
Director of Photography: V.B. Joshi
Musical Director: Gundopant Walawalkar

Cast
Leela (Devaki)
Nanasaheb Phatak (Kans)
Master Vinayak (Vasudev)
Dr Sathe
Baburao Pendharkar (Dikpal)
Master Vasant
Shirodkar (Krishna)
Bhadre

Alternative Titles

Voice from the Sky

References

Books