Malini is the name of Draupadi, the wife of the Pandavas when she was disguised as a sairandhri (female servant) in King Virata’s palace for one year. Kichaka once saw Malini and madly desired to enjoy her beauty, but she refused. Kichaka mentioned his lust for Malini to Queen Sudeshna, and requested to send her to serve wine for him. While Malini was serving the wine, Kichaka embraced Malini and tried to molest her. Malini cried and pushed him down. Draupadi, alias Malini, was pursued by Kichaka to the throne room, where she was once again humiliated before a full assembly of courtiers, including her disguised husband Yudhishthira and King Virata himself, neither of whom could bring himself to react because Kichaka wielded so much power within the kingdom. Seething from the public insult, Draupadi consulted her husband Bhima, who was disguised as the palace cook. Together, they hatched a plan wherein Draupadi, disguised as Malini, would seduce Kichaka and arrange a rendezvous in the dance hall after dark. When Kichaka arrived in the dance hall, he saw, much to his pleasure, whom he thought to be a sleeping Malini. As Kichaka advanced forward, however, the person who he thought to be Malini revealed himself as Bhima and proceeded to brutally kill Kichaka with his bare hands, leaving the corpse almost unrecognizable. Through the course of the brawl, Arjuna, in his role as Brihannala, loudly practiced on his drum to mask the sound of Bhima and Kichaka. Bhima had killed Kichaka at that spot and upon throwing his body in the deep waterfall, had washed his blood filled hands in the water flowing through the creek.