Sampoorna Ramayan

Sampoorna Ramayan, India, 23 June 1961

  • Genre: Action
  • Runtime: 183 Minutes
  • Director: Babubhai Mistry


Sampoorna Ramayana (English trans.: Complete Ramayana) is a 1961 Indian mythological film, directed by Babubhai Mistry, based on epic Ramayana by Valmiki, starring Mahipal and Anita Guha as Rama and Sita respectively. The film was box office hit, and became a milestone in the history of Hindu mythology It was the second significant Hindi film based on Rama, after Vijay Bhatt's hugely popular Ram Rajya (1943). Babubhai known for his special effects throughout his career, made extensive use of effects to enhance dramatics The film also made lead actor, Anita Guha who played the role of Sita, a household name.Lata Mangeshkar sang two most top class semi-classical songs in this movie, namely 'San sanan, sanan, sanana, ja re O Pawan' and 'Badalon barso nayan ki Or se' which are still very popular.