Abhimanyu was the son of Arjuna and Subhadra. He was the nephew of Lord Krishna and was married to Uttara, the princess of Matsya Kingdom. He was an incarnation of Varchas, son of Chandra. Abhimanyu was killed on the 13th day of the Kurukshetra War.
Abhimanyu possessed incomparable courage, valor and fighting ability. He was considered to be a warrior equal or perhaps superior to his father (Arjuna) owing to his prodigious feats.
Abhimanyu is a Malayalam crime drama film released in 1991 directed by Priyadarshan featuring Mohanlal, Geetha, and Shankar in the lead roles. The plot revolves around Mumbai underworld and the transformation of an innocent guy into a criminal, who later becomes a don in the city. The tagline of the movie is Crime Never Pays. Its Tamil dubbed version Arasan was a success. The movie was later dubbed and released in Hindi with the title Satyaghath - Crime Never Pays. The movie was noted for its epic screenplay, direction and background score. It became a cult classic. Art direction was by Thotta Tharani. It was remade in Tamil as Thalai Nagaram and in Kannada as Devru.
Abhimanyu is a 1948 Tamil film produced by Jupiter Pictures and starring M. G. Ramachandran (MGR) in a supporting role. It was based on the Mahabharatha story of Abhimanyu. The screenplay was written by A. S. A. Sami and M. Karunanidhi. This was the second film for Karunanidhi as scriptwriter. The film also starred M. N. Nambiar in a supporting role.
Abhimanyu is a tragic hero in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. This word may also refer to:
Abhimanyu is an Indian film directed by Tony Juneja and released in 1989. The movie stars Anil Kapoor, Kimi Katkar, Poonam Dhillon, Anita Raj. The film is the remake of Tamil blockbuster Sakalakala Vallavan, starring Kamal Haasan which was released in 1982.
Abhimanyu is a 2006 Bengali-language Indian feature film directed by Swapan Saha, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Tapas Pal, Rajatava Dutta and Debashree Roy in lead roles.
Abhimanyu is a 2003 Indian Telugu film, directed by A. Mallikarjun and produced by Ashwini Dutt. The film stars Kalyan Ram, Ramya, Suhasini Mani Ratnam and Pawan Malhotra in lead roles. The film had musical score by Mani Sharma. The film was a remake of Kannada film Abhi.
Abhimanyu is a 1990 Kannada action drama film written and directed by Ravi Raja Pinisetty. The film cast includes V. Ravichandran, Seetha and Ananth Nag in the lead roles while many other prominent actors featured in supporting roles. The soundtrack and score composition was by Hamsalekha.
The film was a remake of the Telugu film Ankusam released in the same year (1990). The film was directed by Kodi Ramakrishna and featured Rajashekar and Jeevitha in the lead roles. The same year, Raviraja directed the Hindi remake Pratibandh with Chiranjeevi.
Abhimanyu is a 1997 Tamil crime film directed by K Subash. The film features R Parthiepan, Ravali, Raghuvaran and Geetha in lead roles. The film, produced by C Chiranjeevi, had musical score by Deva and was released on 5 September 1997.