Bhavni Bhavai is a 1980 Gujarati film directed by Ketan Mehta. The story involves a king who wants his vav (stepwell) to be filled with water. To get the water, a person with 32 qualities needs to be sacrificed. Unfortunately, that kind of person is among the Mahyavanshi. The Mahyavanshi put up a resistance to give the child up, but then they have to give up the child for the sacrifice.
Initial release: 1980
Director: Ketan Mehta
Running time: 125 minutes
Music composed by: Gaurang Vyas
Screenplay: Hriday Lani, Ketan Mehta