This 1948 Hindi film was based on the life and teachings of prominent Varkari Sant (Saint) and spiritual poet Sant Tukaram. Tukaram’s songs in the form of abhangs praising Lord Pandurang constituted the first major movement against caste domination.
The film was well appreciated around the globe. The film used special effects for depicting gods and miracles. The Sant character was immortalized by the renowned actor Vishnupant Pagnis.