Mughal-E-Azam

Feature FilmReleased Hindi

Mughal-E-Azam

Dir.:ected by K. Asif | Rated: U (CBFC) | 3h 17min | 05 Aug 1960

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The film tells the story of Akbar who does not have a male heir. He then goes on a pilgrimage with his wife Jodhabai and the couple soon have a son. The maid who brings him this news, is given a ring by Akbar who tells her that she can have any wish of hers granted. Salim, Akbar's son, grows up to be spoilt and so is sent away by his father to war. When he returns he falls in love with Anarkali, who is the maid's daughter and a dancer. Akbar is against the union and wants the two to end their relationship. When neither relent, Salim challenges Akbar but is defeated and sentenced to death. However, Anarkali surrenders herself to save Salim's life.

Cinestaan Review: 4/4

Language
Hindi
Release Date
05 Aug 1960
Genre
Colour
Black and White
Sound Mix
Mono
Runtime
3h 17min
Censor Rating
U

Cast and Crew

 
Prithviraj Kapoor
as Emperor Akbar
Dilip Kumar
as Prince Salim
Madhubala
as Anarkali
Durga Khote
as Maharani Jodhabai (Salim's Mother)
Nigar Sultana
as Bahar (A Court Dancer)
Ajit
as Durjan
 
Directed by
K. Asif
Written by
K. Asif, Amanullah Khan
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