Residential High Rises in Pune,India
A 20th century of depiction of Tarabai by artist Baburao Painter. She unsuccessfully rebelled against the Peshwa in 1751.
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Confederacy at its zenith in 1760 (yellow areas)
A c. 1770 drawing of the Third battle of Panipat

She was impressed by Gopikabai's orthodox observance of religious fasting and rituals and selected her to marry Balaji Bajirao (Nanasaheb), the eldest son of Baji Rao I and grandson of Radhabai.

- Gopikabai

He was married to Gopikabai.

- Balaji Baji Rao

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The Great Maratha

Indian historical drama television series directed by Sanjay Khan and produced by Numero Uno International Limited.

Indian historical drama television series directed by Sanjay Khan and produced by Numero Uno International Limited.

Bal Dhuri as Balaji Baji Rao

Shama Deshpande as Gopikabai

Rama Madhav

2014 Indian Marathi-language historical drama directed by Mrinal Kulkarni, It takes place during the Peshwa era.

2014 Indian Marathi-language historical drama directed by Mrinal Kulkarni, It takes place during the Peshwa era.

Nanasaheb Peshwa, who was devastated by the defeat at Panipat and was disappointed by Vishwasrao's death, Madhavrao gets the post of Peshwa at very young age.

Mrinal Kulkarni as Gopikabai

Theatrical release poster

Panipat (film)

2019 Indian Hindi-language epic war drama film directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar.

2019 Indian Hindi-language epic war drama film directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar.

Theatrical release poster
Portrait of Ahmad Shah Durrani in Afghan Costume

By 1758, the Maratha Empire had reached its peak under the leadership of Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao aka Nana Saheb.

Due to pressure by his wife Gopika Bai, the Peshwa appoints Sadashiv as the Empire's finance minister in favour of the Peshwa's son Vishwas Rao, which he reluctantly accepts.