Ramayan, India, 16 July 1954

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 132 Minutes
  • Director: Vijay Bhatt


Ramayan is a 1954 Hindi religious film based on Valmiki's Ramayana, produced and directed by Vijay Bhatt for Prakash Pictures. The music directors were Shankar Rao Vyas and Hariprasanna Das and the lyrics were written by Ramesh Gupta, Pandit Indra, Neelkanth Tiwari, Baalam Pardesi. The film starred Prem Adib and Shobhana Samarth once again as Rama and Sita. The two actors had earlier acted in a trilogy of Bhatt's films based on the Ramayana, Bharat Milap (1942), Ram Rajya (1943) and Rambaan (1946). All three had been extremely successful, with the audience accepting them in the traditional roles. The other costars included Shahu Modak, Durga Khote, and Umakant.

The story revolved around the latter part of the epic Ramayana, focussing on Rama and Sita's twin sons Luv and Kusha.