Mayabazar (English: Market of Illusions )  is a 1957 Indian epic fantasy film  directed by Kadiri Venkata Reddy . It was produced by B. Nagi Reddy and Aluri Chakrapani under their banner, Vijaya Vauhini Studios . The film was shot in both Telugu and Tamil with the same title, but with a few differences in the cast. The story is an adaptation of the folk taleSasirekha Parinayam , which in turn is based on the epic Mahabharata . It revolves around the roles of Krishna (NT Rama Rao ) and Ghatotkacha ( SV Ranga Rao ), As They try to reunite Arjuna ‘s his Abhimanyu (Telugu: Akkineni Nageswara Rao , Tamil: Gemini Ganesan ) With His love, Balarama ‘s daughter ( Savitri ). The Telugu version features Gummadi Venkateswara Rao , Mukkamala , Ramana Reddy , and Relangi Venkata Ramaiah in supporting roles, with D. Balasubramaniam , R. Balasubramaniam , V.M. Ezhumalai, and KA Thangavelu playing those parts in the Tamil version.