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    Mughal-E-Azam

    Mughal-E-Azam

    Release Date : 05 Aug 1960
    Director : K Asif
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    Critics Rating
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    Audience Review
    Mughal-e-Azam film re-tells a popular Indian tale, which was previously filmed as Loves of a Mughal Prince (1928) and Anarkali (1953). It is loosely based on an episode in the life of the Mughal prince Salim, who went on to become the Emperor Jahangir. In the movie, the great conqueror Akbar (played by Prithviraj Kapoor) and his Rajput wife, Mariam-uz-Zamani (played by Durga Khote) have a son - the weak and pleasure-loving Salim - played by Dilip Kumar.

    Salim falls in love with Anarkali (Madhubala), a court-dancer. He wants to marry her, but his father objects and throws Anarkali into prison. Despite imprisonment, Anarkali refuses to reject Salim. Salim rebels against his father, is defeated in battle, and is sentenced to death. Anarkali pleads for his life in exchange for...
    • K Asif
      Director/Producer
    • Naushad Ali
      Music Director
    • Shakeel Badayuni
      Lyricst
    • Lata Mangeshkar
      Singer
    • Ustad Gulam
      Singer
     
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