Mahakavi Kalidas Directed by R. R. Chandran. Princess Vidyotama vows to marry the man who defeats her in debate, but she wins every time. Through a ruse, her spurned suitors manage to marry the princess to the simpleminded Kalidas. Ashamed of his ignorance, Kalidas becomes a seeker of knowledge and is bestowed with wisdom by the goddess Kali. This moving story of love and enlightenment is based on legends surrounding real-life poet Mahakavi Kalidas.