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Vaisali (1988)

A saint's sin and a courtesan's salvation
Vaishali (Malayalam: വൈശാലി) is a 1988 Malayalam film directed and edited by Bharathan. Scripted by M. T. Vasudevan Nair, it was an adaptation of a sub-story told by Vedavyasa to King Yudhishtira in the epic Mahabharatha. It is the story of Vaishali, a devadasi girl who was assigned the mission of seducing Rishyashrungan, the son of Mahirshi Vibhandakan and bringing him to Chambapuri to perform a mahayagam to cause rain. Shot in a lavish setting, Vaishali was a huge hit at box office. This film, often considered as the best work of Bharathan is also considered as a cult classic in Malayalam cinema world. The cinematography by Madhu Ambat was widely appreciated and had won several awards.

Original Title: Vaisali
Language: ml
Release Date: 8/25/1988
Runtime: 133 mins
Status: Released
Links: IMDB
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