The yagya turns into a fiasco. King Sagara’s sons falsely blame Kapil Muni for stealing their horse. In turn, they get charred to death. Their step-brother Asamanja apologises to Kapil Muni for their misdemeanour. Now, the only way he can reverently immerse the massive amount of his brothers’ ashes is if he brings river Ganga on earth and only their descendent Bhagiratha can do the job.