The Son of Sandokan (Italian: Il figlio di Sandokan) is a 1998 Italian adventure television miniseries.[1] It is a sequel to the 1996 series The Return of Sandokan, which itself followed on from the original 1976 series Sandokan. All were based on the series of Sandokan novels by Emilio Salgari about a Malaysian pirate fighting against the British in the nineteenth century.

The Son of Sandokan
GenreHistorical adventure
Directed bySergio Sollima
StarringKabir Bedi
Country of originItaly
Original languageItalian
No. of series1
No. of episodes2
Production companyHiland Productions
Original release
NetworkRai 1
The Return of Sandokan

Kabir Bedi reprised his role of Sandokan from the earlier series with Marco Bonini playing his son. The cast also included Padma Lakshmi, Marián Aguilera, François Guétary, Joss Ackland, Daniel Olbrychski, Alberto Dell'Acqua and Barbara Livi. It was directed by Sergio Sollima. It was shot in Sri Lanka.


  1. ^ Riggs p.3


  • Thomas Riggs. Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Cengage Gale, 2007.