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He, his elder brother Malyavan and younger brother Mali were the sons of the Rakshasa Sukesha. Sumali along with his two brothers made a tapasya to Brahma and asked that their brotherly love would be unbreakable and no one would be able to defeat them. Consequently, they conquered every Aditya and Daitya. With these powers they asked Vishvakarma to make a city for them. Thus they received Lanka where they lived in luxury. Later they were defeated by the gods and Mali was killed by Vishnu.
Sumali's wife was Ketumati with which he had ten sons - Prahasta, Akampana, Vikata, Kalikamuka, Dhumraksha, Danda, Suparshva, Sanghradi,Praghasa, Barkarna and four daughters - Raka, Pushpotyata, Kaikesi, and Kumbhinasi.Kaikesi was married to sage Vishrava and their son Ravana reconquered Lanka.Other sons of Kaikesi were-Kumbhakarna and Vibhishana. She has a daughter named Shurpanakha.
During the battle with the Devas,along his grandsons Ravana, Kumbhakarna,&Khara,he defeated the army of the Devas badly. Only a Gandharva, Savitra, a Vasu,managed to regain his courage and after a fierce battle, killed Sumali.
|2006||Raavan (TV series)||Zee TV||India||Rajendra Gupta|