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 b..Read story
The one who missed out: Shehnaz, K Asif’s original choice for Anarkali
In Shehnaz: A Tragic True Story of Royalty, Glamour and Heartbreak, Sophia Naz recounts how her mother was almost cast in K Asif's magnum opus Mughal-e-Azam (1960).
When a film-crazy boy held Madhubala's hand at the Mughal-e-Azam preview
Film historian Zafar Aabid Balani recounts his experience of watching a preview of the iconic film with the star seated right behind him.