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Pawan Putra Hanuman (1957)

  • Release Date1957
  • FormatColours
  • LanguageHindi
  • Length4112.36 meters
  • Gauge35 mm

In times of crisis and when humanity is tyrannized by the Devil's lust for power, God Himself comes down to the Earth.

The AVATAR of Ram in Satyayug was one such occasion. Contemporaneously with Ram appeared in the form of a monkey Hanuma, the son of God Wayu, born of Mother Anjani. He lived on the tops of Mountain Rishyamook waiting for the arrival of Shri Ram.

Years rolled by and Shri Ram had to leave Ayodhya with his and brother and roam about in the woods of Panchavati. Therewith his "Maya" Ravan created a deer, Marich, and in search of the same Shri Ram went away leaving Seeta and Laxman. Seeta was taken away from the hut and Shri Ram and Laxman were left behind. Their search for Seeta took them to Hanuman, who introduced them to Sugreeva whose kingdom was snatched away from him by his brother Wali. Shri Ram killed Wali and made Surgeeva his friend with whose great army of Monkeys he expected to find Seeta.

Monkeys went in all directions in search and came to know that Seeta was in Lanka. Hanuman jumped over the great sea and met Seeta. In his rage he burnt Lanka down to ashes and war was declared against Ravana.

Battles were fought every day and Shri Ram was winning one battle after another when Laxman was hit by BRAHMASTRA hurled by Meghnad. The only remedy was to get hold of Sanjeewani from the Mountain Dronagiri. Who else but Hanuman could do it? He wants there but being unable to recognize the particular plant he took the whole of the mountain as time was precious. Laxman was saved.

Now came Ravana himself "red with rage" but what could he have done his opponent was none other than God Vishnu in the RAMA AVATAR? Ravana earned his due place, being killed at the hands of God Himself.

There was then full and plenty everywhere and the reign was famous for its king Ram. There was RAMARAJYA.

Even today every house sings the song once sung by this great Devotee Rambhakta Hanuman:- 

 "Raghupati Raghav Rajaram"

 "Patit Pavan Sita Ram"

(From the official press booklet)